Constitutional Law Keyed to Stone
Lovell v. Griffin
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A City ordinance of Griffin, Georgia, provided that distributing literature of any kind within the city limits of Griffin, without first permission from the City Manager, shall be deemed a nuisance and punishable as an offense. The Appellant distributed in Griffin, without permission, a pamphlet setting forth the gospel of the “Kingdom of Jehovah” and was therefore convicted.
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