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City of Erie v. Pap’s A.M.
Citation:City of Erie v. Pap's A.M., 529 U.S. 277 (2000)
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The City of Erie, Pennsylvania had an ordinance, similar to the Indiana law at issue in Barnes v. Glen Theatre, that banned completely nude dancing, requiring performers to wear pasties and G-strings. The owner of an adult entertainment established challenged the constitutionality of the ordinance as a violation of its right to engage in expressive conduct constituting protected free speech.
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