OVRTRND! Court Says “Offensive” Vanity Plates OK

Courthouse News Service OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) — A federal judge found California’s ban on “offensive” personalized license plates unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling it constitutes viewpoint discrimination under the First Amendment. State regulations...
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LA Repeals Requirements for Contractors to Reveal NRA Ties

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council is repealing a law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association, weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance. Counc...
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Fresno Council Revises Anti-Leaker Plan, Limits Punishment

A revision to a proposed Fresno City Council ordinance would no longer punish recipients of leaked confidential information emanating from City Hall. Following criticism from First Amendment groups, a new version released Tuesday would still hold current an...
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Newsom Signs Tax-Returns Law Aimed at Trump

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state's primary ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump. Trump could avoid the requirements by cho...