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July 25, 2008
April 24, 2010
By Adam Newton
Lawyer & contributing writer
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.
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.'
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