Can a city holding events/festivals etc. bar a group based on it's views? Does this not fall under the 1st Amendment

Asked about 2 years ago - Guntersville, AL

The group, is a Nonprofit organization dedicated to the rights of patients. In Alabama.

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  1. Dave Bahr

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    Answered . Entirely content/viewpoint-based restrictions would likely implicate the 1st Amendment. However, if the restrictions are focused only on the time/place/manner of speech and apply equally to all, then they would probably be allowed. This is a fact-specific analysis, so without the facts, it can't be said. Good luck.

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