ACLU-TN Sues Brentwood Over Distribution of Newspaper for Homeless

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By: The Daily News Journal

NASHVILLE — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee today filed a lawsuit in Federal Court against the city of Brentwood for violating the freedom of speech and press rights of The Contributor, Nashville’s street newspaper, and their vendors.

The lawsuit argues that Brentwood’s ordinance violates the guarantees of the First Amendment’s freedom of speech and press by prohibiting The Contributor from distributing its newspaper and sharing its message in Brentwood.

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