In a unanimous ruling, the Texas Third Court of Appeals in Austin ruled that the core of the Texas Highway Beautification Act, which regulates highway signs and billboards, is unconstitutional because it is content-based by cracking down on various billboards and signs differently based on their message. It is a slam-dunk win for Houston attorney Meredith Parenti and her client, who displayed a Ron Paul sign in front of his Highway 71 store only to get sued by the state for doing so . . .
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