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Ames, IA unconstitutionally requires Petitioners to file for a permit  Hague v. Congress of Industrial Organizations (1939)  found that “requiring citizens to obtain a permit in order to be able to perform First Amendment activity violates the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment,” however when a group of citizens attempts to set up a table in Ames, IA, the city insists the group files for a permit “for the table – not for the petition.”  The citizens require the table to convey the various parts of their national plan, but the city refuses to back downFOLLOW THE CASE.


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