The first amendment applies in The City (My The City)
TN court of appeals struck down Murvle’s ban on peaceably assembling with out a license: However, the particular measure at issue in this case fails to pass constitutional muster as it is vague, overly broad and affords too much discretion to the officials charged with issuing permits
That last bit is why it was the law, of course. And this:
The appellate court also took Maryville attorneys to task for arguing the penalty for violating the ordinance — a $50 fine — “is relatively slight (and, therefore) not an undue restriction on speech.”
“There is no economic sliding scale for the right to engage in constitutionally protected activities,” Swiney wrote. “The richest and poorest among us, as well as those individuals in-between, all have the same rights under the constitution.
So, we should get rid of the fees associated with getting a permit to carry a firearm? They won’t repeal that law, the program makes too much money.