Unformatted text preview: In this case Arizona has a substantial government interest in making highways more aesthetically pleasing and to reduce the traffic billboards can cause. By getting rid of most of the billboards surrounding the highways Arizona is getting rid of the unattractiveness caused by the signs and reducing the traffic caused by people slowing down to read the signs. Because Arizona is allowing on site signs from business to be displayed it is possible that Arizona is not directly advancing their interest. At the same time I feel that getting rid of commercial billboards is going further than necessary to aesthetically please the people of Tuscan. In conclusion the Tuscan, Arizona law does violate the commercial free speech act in the U.S. constitution because the restriction on the commercial free speech act does not directly advance their interest and it does go further than necessary....
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- Spring '08
- First Amendment to the United States Constitution, commercial free speech