SCOTUS Nixes Confederate Flag License Plates

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Margin by which the Supreme Court ruled that Texas “did not violate the First Amendment when it refused to allow specialty license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag. Such plates, Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote for the majority, are the government’s speech and are thus immune from First Amendment attacks,” the New York Times reports. “The court’s other three liberal members joined Justice Breyer’s majority opinion, as did Justice Clarence Thomas.”

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