Tour guides told they can’t sue over test that hasn’t been created

    Tour guides in Philadelphia today were told their free speech lawsuit has no legs as long as the test they’re fighting doesn’t exist.

    Because the city’s budget crisis has prevented plans for a mandatory historical accuracy test for tour guides from moving forward, the appeals court ruled today the guides must drop their First Amendment suit.

    Should such a test ever be created, the guides can pick up the suit once more, the Associated Press reports. The three guides insist they can pass the test but shouldn’t have to.

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