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Court Finds Doctor Donation Ban Unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A state law restricting campaign contributions by physicians who treat Medicaid patients is an unconstitutional ban on free speech, a federal appeals court has ruled.

A provision in the 1978 state law bars the doctors from contributing to candidates for state attorney general or county prosecutor, the officials who prosecute Medicaid fraud.

Source: First Amendment Center. Read full article. (link)

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