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Qualified Immunity in Abortion Protest Case (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a judgment that a local sheriff’s department violated a pro-life group’s First Amendment rights when officers asked group members not to display “large, graphic signs” with aborted fetuses as part of a roadside demonstration, but the appellate court also upholds qualified immunity for defendants. Although the parties have filed cross-appeals, no one ...

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