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Judge: Mask Ban Is Unconstitutional

A U.S. district judge rules against a New York law that bans the wearing of masks during public demonstrations. The judge says the law amounts to "viewpoint discrimination" by singling out a Ku Klux Klan-like group that applied for a parade permit -- and is therefore unconstitutional. NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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Margot Adler died on July 28, 2014 at her home in New York City. She was 68 and had been battling cancer. Listen to NPR Correspondent David Folkenflik's retrospective on her life and career