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The Nation

A judge ruled that a law barring non-residents from parks in Dearborn, Mich., was unconstitutional after it was challenged by civil rights groups who said it was enacted to keep blacks out of the suburb. Wayne County Circuit Judge Marvin Stempien found that the ordinance violated the Michigan Constitution because it would be racially discriminatory at two parks and its enforcement would intrude on the liberty and privacy of all park users.


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