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The Charleston City Council has unanimously passed a temporary ordinance that bans protests or picketing at funerals in advance of services this week for the nine people slain at a historic black church.
The ordinance passed Tuesday evening states that no one may protest or picket within 300 feet of a church or other building holding a funeral, memorial or burial for one hour before and one hour after the service.
originally posted by: Kali74
That's a direct violation of the 1st Amendment.
a reply to: 200Plus
No group should "protest" a funeral. What are they "protesting"? If a loved one died and the funeral was used as a focal point for a protest movement I could understand. I can not in any way understand nor accept people "protesting" a funeral.