Appeals Court Overturns Ban On Sexually-Oriented Billboards

1 decade 1 year 2 months ago Monday, August 21 2006 Aug 21, 2006 Monday, August 21, 2006 3:50:54 PM CDT August 21, 2006 in News
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AP-MO--SexyBillboards 08-21 0110 AP-MO--Sexy Billboards,0088 Appeals court overturns ban on sexually-oriented billboards ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal appeals court overturns Missouri's ban on sexually explicit billboards. The ruling announced today by the Eighth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis says Missouri's effort to prohibit sexually-oriented businesses from advertising within a mile of state highways is unconstitutional. The ruling overturns a federal judge's decision in March upholding the law that took effect in August of 2004. A string of adult businesses had fought the measure. No word yet on whether the state will appeal. (Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-08-21-06 1311EDT

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