Thursday, July 19, 2007

CitizenLink: Pro-Life Signs OK in Minnesota

re: "The Minnesota Supreme Court last week reversed the conviction of two pro-life advocates who were charged with creating a public nuisance and violating a city sign ordinance. /In 2004, Rob Rudnick and Luke Otterstad stood on an Anoka sidewalk spanning the Ferry Street Bridge. The two held signs with a pro-life message. Police arrested the men after an anonymous caller complained. /Rudnick and Otterstad were convicted, but the Supreme Court ruled the state had failed to prove an essential element of the public-nuisance charge and affirmed the First Amendment rights of the men to display signs..."...

hat tip: The Alliance Alert

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