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By Adam Newton
Lawyer & contributing writer
and Ronald K.L. Collins
First Amendment Center scholar
"Congress shall make no law … abridging … the right of the people … to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
— from the First Amendment

Federal judge halts release of Wash. referendum signatures
Gay-rights supporters had planned to publish online the names of everyone who signed petitions seeking to force public vote on new domestic-partnership law. 08.02.09
Groups sue to overturn Pa. voter-soliciting law
Legal director for ACLU, which filed suit on behalf of ACORN, says statute used to prosecute voter-registration workers imposes 'major burden on constitutionally protected political activity.' 07.26.09

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