Justices Take Cases on Free Speech at Pregnancy Centers and Polling Places

One case asks whether centers operated by abortion opponents must provide information on the procedure. The other is on political apparel at polling places.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases on the limits of the First Amendment’s protection of free speech. One asks whether California may require “crisis pregnancy centers” to provide information about abortion. The other is a challenge to a Minnesota law that forbids wearing political buttons, badges and other insignia at polling places.The California case, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, No. 16-1140, concerns a state law that requires ce...