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Judge rejects St. Petersburg Times’ effort to block street solicitation ban

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Love citing the St. Petersburg Times in an article about the St. Petersburg Times.  Where is the alternative media? A federal judge Thursday refused to block St. Petersburg’s new ban on street solicitation. U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara said there was no question in his mind that the ordinance was content-neutral, narrowly tailored and that a significant government interest was at stake. “No matter what its genesis was, whatever the legislative intent was is irrelevant,” Lazzara said. “It applies…

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Judge rejects St. Petersburg Times’ effort to block street solicitation ban

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Love citing the St. Petersburg Times in an article about the St. Petersburg Times.  Where is the alternative media? A federal judge Thursday refused to block St. Petersburg’s new ban on street solicitation. U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara said there was no question in his mind that the ordinance was content-neutral, narrowly tailored and that a significant government interest was at stake. “No matter what its genesis was, whatever the legislative intent was, is irrelevant,” Lazzara said. “It applies…

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