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August 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The state Supreme Court struck down Maryland's anti-cross burning law, saying it was unconstitutional because it interfered with free speech. In the unanimous opinion, Chief Judge Robert Murphy wrote: "The open and deliberate burning of religious symbols is, needless to say, odious to thoughtful members of our society. But the Constitution does not allow the unnecessary trammeling of free expression even for the noblest of purposes."
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August 29, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The state Supreme Court struck down Maryland's anti-cross burning law, saying it was unconstitutional because it interfered with free speech. In the unanimous opinion, Chief Judge Robert Murphy wrote: "The open and deliberate burning of religious symbols is, needless to say, odious to thoughtful members of our society. But the Constitution does not allow the unnecessary trammeling of free expression even for the noblest of purposes."
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