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High Court rules against street preachers

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Author: ABC News

Samuel and Caleb Corneloup from the Street Church had fought an Adelaide by-law which prohibited preaching, canvassing or haranguing on any road without a permit.

The brothers won an case in the South Australian Supreme Court, which found the law was at odds with the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.

The South Australian Government was joined by the Commonwealth and several states in challenging ruling in the High Court.

Adelaide Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood tweeted he was pleased with the court result.

To view the original article and read the High Court's judgment visit: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-27/high-court-rules-against-street-preachers/4542466?section=sa

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