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Susan Roberts and Cynthia Hernandez claim they’ve never hurt anybody—even if the state considers them outlaws.

Their offense? Calling themselves “interior designers” without having taken a test to earn that right.

Roberts and Hernandez and their crusading lawyers are trying to convince a federal judge in New Haven that they, and anyone else, should be able to pursue a living choosing mauve walls over gray anyway.

Click here to continue reading Allan’s report and here to read our report from the day they first filed the case.