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October 16, 2001
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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to determine whether groups may be required to register for permits before performing door-to-door solicitations. The Jehovah’s Witnesses, which brought an initial lawsuit against the town of Stratton, Ohio, say the policy infringes on its religious freedom, but the town claims people have a right to security and privacy. The case could be an important test of free speech rights.

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