Philly Tour Guides Demand Free Speech

Even if they have absolutely no idea what they're talking about

“The Empire State Building of Philadelphia.” The Institute of Justice goes to court tomorrow to fight April 2008 legislation that requires tour guides to pass a government test and get licensed before showing strangers around the city. Are Philadelphia legislators trying to revoke the First Amendment Rights of tour guides or simply trying to prevent misinformation? It’s up for debate, but if want to hear the tour guides’ side of things, watch the video below. If you don’t really care, the Scoop encourages you to brainstorm alternate job suggestions for the costumed tour guides in Old City. What exactly does one do when their chief job skill is “being John Adams”? [Reason]