Free-speech ruling gives U.S. parks, Justice pause

USA Today: “The Department of Justice and the National Park Service . . . have until Sept. 27 to ask for a temporary stay of the ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which last month struck down regulations requiring permission before handing out leaflets or carrying signs . . . [Nate Kellum], senior counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, an organization of Christian attorneys who defend the rights of people to express their faith, says the ruling ‘means the court has recognized that the First Amendment was all the permit you need to share your views on public property.’”