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Arizona high court rules tattoos are form of protected expression

September 11, 2012 By David L. Hudson Jr

Tattoos are a form of expression protected by the First Amendment, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion in favor of a couple who sought to open a tattooing business.

Federal judge sanctions confiscation of inmate’s book

April 6, 2012 By David L. Hudson Jr

Officials at Folsom State Prison in California did not violate the First Amendment rights of an inmate when they confiscated a photocopy of the George L. Jackson book Blood in My Eye, a federal judge has ruled.

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