Ordinance proved threatening to the First Amendment

In the face of a complaint from the ACLU that it had violated the First Amendment, the Calabasas City Council has backed down and rescinded a law on how the city gives out community service grants to nonprofit organizations. The law disqualified any organization with a board member who had ever sued the city, city council members or city employees.
The ACLU pointed out that litigation is protected by the US and California constitutions as form of petitioning government for redress ...

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