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Reed v. Town of Gilbert
Citation:135 S. Ct. 2218 (2015).
The Defendant, the Town of Gilbert, passed an ordinance which regulated posting signs in the town. The ordinance designated categories of signs based on content including “political signs,” “ideological signs,” and “temporary directional signs relating to a qualifying event.” Each category of signs had different restrictions. The Plaintiff, Reed, was a pastor of a local church. He used signs to direct people to the church’s services. The Plaintiff was cited by the Defendant for violating the ordinance because he used temporary signs to advertise the time and location of the church’s Sunday services.
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