August 27

Man who posted anti-Islamic fliers won’t be fined

Man who posted anti-Islamic fliers won’t be fined

Kare 11 – 2010-08-27 ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Waite Park man won’t have to pay fines for hanging anti-Islamic posters on utility poles in St. Cloud. An administrative hearing officer on Friday dismissed two $100 citations against [Client]. He ruled that St. Cloud selectively prosecuted him for violating an ordinance against posting materials on…
August 27

First Amendment win

First Amendment win

WCCO (Minneapolis) – 2010-08-27 Charges dismissed against [Client] who posted alleged offensive cartoons regarding the Muslim religion. St. Cloud City Attorney Matt Staehling expressed disappointment but says there will be no appeals. Prosecutors declined earlier to press criminal charges. [Client]’s lawyer, Ryan Garry, is championing the decision as a win for the First Amendment.