ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here
Archive

Eye On Boise

ACLU: Invitations for sex are free speech

The American Civil Liberties Union was granted permission today by the Minnesota Court of Appeals to file a “friend of the court” brief in Idaho Sen. Larry Craig’s appeal there, just as it did in Craig’s failed attempt at the District Court level to withdraw his guilty plea in a restroom sex-solicitation sting. The ACLU, which contends the airport men’s room sting operation that ensnared the Idaho senator and 40 others was unconstitutional, wrote to the Court of Appeals, “The free expression concerns that this case presents are of significant interest not only to Appellant but also to every individual who risks arrest, charge, and/or prosecution for inviting another individual to have sex.” Read my full story here at spokesmanreview.com.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Eye On Boise

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

Named best state-based political blog in Idaho for 2013 by The Fix

Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on Eye On Boise.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here