A federal appellate court judge, in a scathing dissent, accused the court of a First Amendment bias by damning sincere acts of political advocacy and coddling demonstrated acts of political corruption.

Judge James C. Ho of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a 15-page dissent late Wednesday after the court voted 10-6 against a rehearing of Gonzalez v. Mayor of Castle Hills.

Click here to read the judge’s full dissent

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