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September 2023

Federal Court Blocks Texas’ Book Ban

HB 900 is “textbook compelled speech” and “misses the mark on obscenity with a web of unconstitutionally vague requirements”

By Michael J. Lambert
Judge Albright issued an Order preliminarily enjoining HB 900, holding that it violated the First Amendment because it compels speech, is unconstitutionally vague, and is an impermissible prior restraint.