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Friday, April 4, 2014

CRL&P Daily Reads: Apr. 4, 2014

LATimes examines how McCutcheon decision might strengthen political parties; Reason.com's Root examines upcoming First Amendment political speech case challenging Ohio's bar on false statements about political candidates.

County commissioners in Texas allegedly violated the First Amendment rights of a candidate for the vacant county constable position by asking illegal questions during his interview. 

Volunteer law enforcement officer testifies that Colorado's new restrictions on gun purchases and magazines sizes affect training, but former police chief disagrees; and, Fort Hood gun store receives unwanted attention after most recent shooting.

Gov. Bryant signs Mississippi's religious freedom bill.

Texas executes inmate after SCOTUS rejects motion to stay pending an investigation by inmate's lawyers into the source of drugs used to kill.

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