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Restraining order dismissed; court finds it suppressed free speech rights

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A Minnesota district court has dismissed a restraining order against two residents that would have prevented them from going into the clinic, courthouse and post office.


The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota said the restraining order was used improperly and suppressed Gordan Van Wert and Mary Kotowski's freedom of speech.

The restraining order against husband and wife Van Wert and Kotowski was filed by Tim Pearson in July.

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