No Pro-Life License Plate for N.C.

by Alec Torres

The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a pro-life license plate in North Carolina is unconstitutional because the state does not offer plates of the opposing view.

The First Amendment prohibits the making of any law ‘abridging the freedom of speech,’” Judge James A. Wynn writes in the court’s opinion. “Chief amongst the evils the First Amendment prohibits are government ‘restrictions distinguishing among different speakers, allowing speech by some but not others.’”

For more on the decision, check out my piece on the homepage.