Ask a Lawyer and Get Answers to Your Legal Questions
Hi,I'm Zoey and I'll be assisting you. I'm reviewing your question now. Please be patient while I research and compose a reply for you.
There's nothing illegal about handing out leaflets. Even if you don't personally subscribe to the content, in general this kind of activity is protected by the First Amendment.
Yes, you wouldn't have taken it because as it turns out you're on the other side of the issue. That doesn't make it illegal, however. You didn't sustain any actual damages, and while you can complain to whoever organized the town meeting, there's really nothing else you can do.
Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.