Television advertisements are being scripted. Twitter and Facebook campaigns are rolling out, and email blasts are filling up inboxes. With the nomination of Merrick B. Garland on Wednesday by President Obama to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, advocacy groups from the left and the right are now fully engaged in what both sides agree will be a highly contentious Supreme Court nomination fight — even if Mr.
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The company wants to ban activists with the grassroots group Canvass for a Cause from its properties, saying their recent activities at eight San Diego-area stores have made customers feel uncomfortable and could be hurting business. Lawyers for Canvass for a Cause have argued in court filings that store fronts and shopping centers are part of the public square, where free speech ought to be protected. But if you think through it logically, there's nothing [that] supports our cause [by] acting that way, and we don't," he said. A judge in San Diego County Superior Court heard arguments in the case today and is expected to issue a ruling on the restraining order late next week. Target wants to preserve a "distraction-free shopping experience" and has consistently taken legal action against groups which infringe on that experience, regardless of their viewpoint or affiliation. But Watson said the suit in just the latest example of how Target has broken with its record of supporting gay and lesbian community groups in the past.
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