When it comes to taking on The Man, it seems like Occupy Columbia protesters are having more success at the courthouse than they did at the Statehouse. A federal judge on Feb. 7 ruled that the protesters’ First Amendment lawsuit against Gov. Nikki R. Haley could go forward, despite her contention that governmental immunity shielded her from liability. The occupiers want to make Haley pay for booting them from the state capitol grounds and violating their free speech rights.
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