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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment scholar
An emerging question is whether state Supreme Courts will view restrictions on adult businesses more critically under state constitutions than federal courts do under the First Amendment. FULL STORY>  
Utah Supreme Court upholds tax on strip clubs
But justices find statute shouldn't apply to escort services because state's definition of escort is too vague. 11.23.09
Exotic dancing gets boost from Ga. high court
Justices strike down Atlanta ordinance that bans people under 21 from places where alcohol is sold. 09.29.09
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