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  •  How is it not unconsitutional is the better (3+ / 0-)
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    Mannie, cordgrass, eXtina

    question.  

    Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.

    by thestructureguy on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 09:14:47 PM PDT

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    •  Overbroad. Vague. (1+ / 0-)
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      eXtina

      Similar to vagrancy laws that have been thown out on those grounds.

      It's a due process issue.  For a law to be constitutional, it has to give fair notice of what it prohibits.  It also can't be interpreted so as to prohibit constitutionally protected activity.  This one fails on both points.

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