Judge Denies Rep. Zooey Zephyr And ACLU Request

Breaking news from Montana Talks and Aaron Flint.

In the order by District Judge Mike Menahan, the judge shot down several claims made by Zephyr and the ACLU:

Plaintiffs have asked this Court to issue injunctions prohibiting Defendants from enforcing their censure of Rep. Zephyr and from refusing to recognize her on the House floor. Based on the relief requested, the Court finds Plaintiffs are unlikely to succeed on the merits and therefore cannot satisfy the first requirement. Plaintiffs’ requested relief would require this Court to interfere with legislative authority in a manner that exceeds this Court’s authority. Plaintiffs also seek injunctive relief which far outpaces the facts at issue here.

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