The city and a local women’s clinic are again at the center of a federal lawsuit involving anti-abortion protesters — including one with a history of winning federal fights concerning free speech.
Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit religious freedom defense group, on Thursday sued the city and three of its police officers on behalf of anti-abortion activists Susan Pine and Marilyn Blackburn, who say the city’s noise ordinance is unconstitutional and authorities have used it to try to stifle their presence outside the Presidential Women’s Center.
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