Amendment 41 Foes File Injunction
Deeming it a violation of free speech, equal protection and due process, opponents of Amendment 41 filed an injunction in Denver District Court today.
The First Amendment Council criticized the publicly popular but controversial constitutional amendment that bars lobbyist gifts and those valued at $50 or more to public employees in a typo-riddled press release:
Attorneys for the group filed suit in Denver District Court in February [the release announcing the injunction was issued in March -ed], challenging the constitutionality of some of the amendments provisions. Colorado voters approved Amendment 41 in November 2006. Since the [sic], various government officials, including the Colorado Attorney General, have attempted to interpret the amendment’s reach.
The legal challenge mounted by the plaintiffs hinges on two arguments:
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