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Appeals Court Asked to Reconsider Its Decision Upholding the Ban on SCOTUS Plaza Protests

Harold Hodge, the Maryland man who is being prosecuted for demonstrating on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court building, has filed for a rehearing of his case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

Fix the Court supports Hodge’s lawsuit and believes that the justices should allow protests on its front porch.

The current plaza protest ban is in direct conflict both with the First Amendment and with the court’s recent jurisprudence, since the nine have sanctioned close-quarters demonstrations at military funerals and in front of abortion clinics.

Read the announcement of the appeal here.

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