The Satanic Temple, Inc. v. Lamar Media Corporation

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The Satanic Temple, Inc. v. Lamar Media Corporation
Filing Date 2/25/2022
Original Jurisdiction US District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Plaintiff The Satanic Temple Inc.
Defendant Lamar Advantage GP Company, LLC; Lamar Advantage Holding Company; Lamar Media Company
Intervenor N/A
State Arkansas
Case# 5:22-cv-05033
Original Result Ongoing
First Appeal N/A
Second Appeal N/A
Final Result

The Satanic Temple Inc. withdrew from a previous state-level lawsuit against Lamar Advertising of Louisiana, LLC ("Lamar I") in Februrary 2021 prior to re-filing in federal court approximately a year later.

Both cases centered on the billboard company denying a proposed design by The Satanic Temple, with the Temple accusing Lamar Advertising of religious discrimination and Lamar Advertising asserting that TST's unproven claims of being able to avert state abortion laws were at issue.