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ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of KKK in dispute over roadside sign in Georgia

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Posted at 8:39 PM, Sep 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-17 20:39:32-04

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the state of Georgia on behalf of the Ku Klux Klan.

The KKK wants to adopt a roadside sign, but their request was denied by the Georgia Department of Transportation because of the organization's history of violence.

The ACLU claims the sign is a form of free speech.

Local leaders in Georgia have said in the past that a sign sponsored by the KKK is not how they want to represent the area.