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Court: Too-Wide Buffer Zones Violate Freedom of Speech

WASHINGTON —By a 9-0 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a Massachu-setts law that erected a 35-foot “buffer zone” around clinics where abortions are performed. The court said the buffer zones, which the state established to prevent harassment and intimidation of women by pro-life campaigners, violate freedom of speech.

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