A federal judge ruled Thursday the Ku Klux Klan will be able to place handbills on cars this week. About 10 members of the Klan spent the day Friday dropping leaflets on the windshields of parked vehicles to spread their message. Judge John Ross ruled through a preliminary injunction the city’s anti-litter ordinance prohibiting this activity infringes on free speech rights and the KKK can express their message in Cape. Traditional Knights Chapter Imperial Wizard Frank Ancona tells KZIM KSIM the leaflets are a way to spread their message. Ancona says some of their flyers denounce Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. He says the judge’s ruling allows them to come back to Cape in the future and they plan to, with larger numbers. The ACLU said last week if the judge ruled against the Klan, they will steer clear of Cape. The Traditional American Knights Chapter describes itself as a white, patriotic, Christian organization that bases its roots back to the early 20th century.
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