Posted June 18, 2015 8:36 PM by

Victory for freedom: Little church bests local bureaucrats at Supreme Court…

 

JON GABRIEL—

In a unanimous decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of speech trumps the whims of local bureaucrats.

 

Reed v. Town of Gilbert also provided a victory for religious expression as the plaintiff represents a small church in the Arizona community…

 

In its opinion, the Supreme Court found that Gilbert’s Sign Code discriminated against certain content without any legitimate governmental interest.

 

The high court threw out the test used by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to claim that Good News Community Church’s signs expressed a less valuable form of speech than a city council member seeking re-election or an HOA promoting a Friday fish fry…

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