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Unanimous First Circuit Affirms Ruling that New Hampshire Ballot Selfie Ban Unconstitutional

The opinion is here. As I’ve written, I strongly disagree with this ruling because I think the ban is narrowly tailored to prevent vote buying and coercion. And there are lots of ways to express oneself besides a photo of … Continue reading ?
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