READ: Supreme Court rules anti-prostitution rule violates First Amendment

June 20, 2013

In AID v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc., the court rules that the government — specifically the U.S. Agency for International Development — can't require that civil society groups affirm their opposition to prostitution and sex trafficking to receive funding. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the decision, while Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented. Elena Kagan recused herself as she was involved in the case as Solicitor General. Read the decision below:

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