Rock Band The Slants’ Victory In Courtroom Secures Your Rights (Opinion)

(CNN) In the 1971 free speech case, Cohen v. California, the Supreme Court said, “One man’s vulgarity is another’s lyric.
“On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed that this use of Section 2(a) is unconstitutional.
Justice Samuel Alito , who wrote the opinion, could not have made it clearer:”We now hold that this provision violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.
The Supreme Court has made an inspiring decision in The Slants case in that it protects all of our rights — not just the rights of an eminently likable rock band and a somewhat less-than beloved football team.
The Supreme Court ruled that, “If the federal registration of a trademark makes the mark government speech, the Federal Government is babbling prodigiously and incoherently.

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