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Proposal calls for limits on free speech

By Ken Kobayashi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 27, 2013

~~<p>A bill seeking to amend the state Constitution to limit free-speech protections to &quot;natural persons&quot; and exclude businesses has drawn opposition from the state Attorney General's Office and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai&lsquo;i.</p>
<p>State lawyers and the ACLU said the amendment will not have any impact and would be declared a violation of the U.S. Constitution.</p>
~~

A bill seeking to amend the state Constitution to limit free-speech protections to "natural persons" and exclude businesses has drawn opposition from the state Attorney General's Office and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i.

State lawyers and the ACLU said the amendment will not have any impact and would be declared a violation of the U.S. Constitution. Login for more...



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