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Ohio ACLU sues Cleveland over RNC protest restrictions as the Imperial Women Coalition, led by greater Cleveland activist Kathy Wray Coleman, secures the opening slot on the city's Public Square protest stage to protest against violence against women the opening day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016......View the speaking permit from the city to the Imperial Women Coalition here.....Mayor Jackson spokesperson Dan Williams tells Cleveland Urban News.Com that the city has given protesters an adequate forum to speak freely during the RNC and city lawyers say the city must balance safety and free speech....By, Ohio's Black digital news leader

The permit from the City of Cleveland to community activist Kathy Wray Coleman and the Imperial Women Coalition as to opening the city's officials public speaking forum at 9:30 am on Public Square in downtown Cleveland on Monday July 18, the opening day of the four-day Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio ( ) /   ( ). Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio —  The ACLU of Ohio sued the city of Cleveland on Tuesday, claiming city officials are violating the free speech rights of protesters relative to the upcoming Republican National Convention, which begins on Monday, July 18, the day in which the local grassroots group the Imperial Women Coalition will speak first on Public Square on the city's official speaking platform. "While the Ohio ACLU and the city fight it out, the Imperial Women Coa