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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - Misdemeanor littering charges have been dropped against three white supremacists who were accused of spreading racist pamphlets on Coeur d'Alene yards.
     
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that Deputy City Attorney Anna Eckhart says the charges were dropped last week because the fliers weren't any different than any other political handout and that means they're perfectly legal to distribute.
     
Paul Mullet, who was 45 at the time, and 27-year-old Kevin McGurre were ticketed for littering in August. Thirty-one-year-old Todd Weston was given a ticket for aiding a misdemeanor.

The men, all from Athol, were distributing fliers that had a picture of a white woman and stated "Love Your White Race."
     
Mullet says he plans to spread more of the fliers across northern Idaho.

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Flyers similar to this one have been found in yards in Spokane Valley and Coeur d'Alene

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