Can columnists operate in the face of occupational licensing laws? YES

MaryGSykes.com

And, here we have a court correctly answering what columnists can and can’t do under free speech (of course if the licensing boards tracked down every blog and column in the US, and charged them with UPL or unlicensed Practice of Law their jobs would be never ending and they would only get a tip of the ice berg regardless.

From Ken Ditkowsky:

Judge Scolds Kentucky for Trying to Censor Parenting Columnist


Associated Press
A federal judge spanked the state of Kentucky for trying to censor a prominent parenting columnist in a First Amendment ruling handed down this week.
The Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology engaged in an unconstitutional “exercise of regulatory zeal” when it ordered syndicated advice columnist John Rosemond to stop referring to himself as a psychologist in the state, ruled U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove.

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