Town suspends panhandling prohibition pending lawsuit

The permit can be denied if the applicant has been convicted of certain offenses, such as assault or illegal use of a weapon or a violent offense.

Marjorie R. Esman, executive director of ACLU of Louisiana, welcomed the city's decision.

"[...] the court issues a final ruling, no one need fear retaliation or arrest in Slidell for engaging in protected speech," she said in an emailed statement....
5 Published By - National News - 2017.01.12. 10:33
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