The city of Washington, D.C. will be brought to court for alleged First Amendment violations.
Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) filed a lawsuit this week on behalf of Students for Life of America (SFLA) and the Frederick Douglass Foundation after pro-life students were arrested for legally writing their message on the streets of the District of Columbia in August.
While a whole plaza is named and permanently painted with “Black Lives Matter” (BLM), pro-life students were barred from writing “Black Preborn Lives Matter” in chalk outside of a Planned Parenthood building, despite the fact that they’d received a permit to do so from the city.
The students’ chalk message,“Black Preborn Lives Matter,” served to address the fact that unborn children of minority mothers have a higher likelihood of being aborted, according to this Supreme Court amicus curiae brief.
According to SFLA, the group had obtained a permit from the city to peacefully protest with the use of temporary paint on