Updated at 6:51 p.m. ET The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political apparel inside polling places. Though two justices dissented on procedural grounds, all the justices agreed that the Minnesota law, combined with the way it was enforced, was simply too broad. "An island of calm" The decision was something of a technical knock-out, a TKO, for those challenging the law, because the court, at the same time, reaffirmed the notion that political speech can be regulated at polling places in order to prevent arguments, harassment and voter suppression. Every state bans some form of political apparel inside polling places. The laws were enacted in late 1800s and early 1900s to put an end to rampant...
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Supreme Court Delivers TKO Win On Political Apparel Ban