Unfair at the Fair?

On September 4, Judge J. Thomas Martin (District of Kansas) refused PETA’s request for a restraining order blocking the fair’s ability to impose such a restriction, but did not dismiss the suit itself.  The judge seemed to base his decision on a finding that the fair was a limited public forum rather than a public forum where anyone can speak and that the intrusion on PETA’s free speech rights was minimal.  However, Judge Martin also “invited” PETA to appeal his decision to the 10th Circuit and seemed “uncomfortable” the ruling, mentioning that he, himself, would not mind allowing his own children to see the video – see here for the full article.

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