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What was the courts decision on the Clark v. Community for creative non-violence 1984?
December 07, 2007 2:45AM
The Supreme Court held with the appeals court, which stated that the Community for Creative Non-Violence did not have a right to sleep in the national parks in Washington D.C. as a protest. This was based on the understanding that the State has a significant interest in preserving the condition of the parks, and on the belief that the restrictions in place were appropriately narrow and content-neutral, and therefore did not violate the First Amendment.