Justice Supreme Court: Anti-abortion group can challenge 'false statement' law

In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court backed the right of an antiabortion advocacy group to challenge an Ohio law banning false statements during an election campaign, citing threat to free speech.

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The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that an antiabortion advocacy group has demonstrated a severe enough injury to continue its legal challenge to an Ohio law prohibiting “false statements” during an election campaign.