Mask Ban Ruled Out 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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Judge: Mask Ban Is Unconstitutional

Judge: Mask Ban Is Unconstitutional

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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.