Unanimous Supreme Court says Boston violated free speech clause in barring Christian flag outside city hall
May 03, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: “When the government encourages diverse expression— say, by creating a forum for debate—the First Amendment prevents it from discriminating against speakers based on their viewpoint,” Justice Stephen Breyer wrote on behalf of the Court. “Boston’s refusal to let [Harold] Shurtleff and Camp Constitution raise their flag based on its religious viewpoint ‘abridg[ed]’ their ‘freedom of speech.’”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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