Man has right to attend School Board public meetings. Even if they don't like him.
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE — He’s been called a gadfly. He may annoy the heck out of the Albuquerque Public School’s Board of Education, and he even attended one public meeting wearing an elephant mask.
Still, Ched MacQuigg has every right to speak before the board, according to a federal judge in Albuquerque. . . . .
“The public has an interest in seeing public meetings conducted in a manner that respects attendees’ First Amendment rights,” Chief U.S. District Judge M. Christina Armijo said in her March 31 ruling that granted a preliminary injunction against the APS school board in the long-running dispute. . . .
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