A municipality’s banning of porn shops and other adult-oriented businesses from a redevelopment zone does not necessarily run afoul of the First Amendment, a Burlington County judge has ruled.

The ban is content-neutral, serves a substantial government interest and allows for alternate means of obtaining adult materials, Superior Court Judge John Sweeney said, granting summary judgment on Dec. 10 in Township of Cinnaminson v. Bertino, BUR-L-2014-07.

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