Monday, December 10, 2012

Judge rules ‘Choose Life’ license plates violate the First Amendment | LifeSiteNews.com



The following excerpts are from LifeSiteNews.com:
  • North Carolina women are free to choose abortion, but not pro-life license plates. A federal judge has ruled the state can only sell a “Choose Life” vanity plate if it also offers a pro-abortion alternative.
  • U.S. District Judge James C. Fox stated that offering only one side of the argument “constitutes viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment.”
  • The state legislature passed a bill authorizing the pro-life message with dozens of other specialty plate options in September 2011. The ACLU of North Carolina won an injunction against the plates that December. 
  • “We would have made the exact same argument if the situation was reversed,” ACLU-NCLF Legal Director Chris Brook told local media after Friday’s ruling. 

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Judge rules ‘Choose Life’ license plates violate the First Amendment | LifeSiteNews.com

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