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No person shall, in or upon the Common, Public Garden, or other public grounds of the City, walk, stand, or sit upon the grass, or upon any land planted or prepared for planting or upon a fountain, monument, or statue, or a bandstand, wall, fence, or other structure, or within the basin of a pond otherwise than upon ice, or stand or lie upon a bench or sleep thereon, except that the Mayor may from time to time by proclamation and order permit walking, standing, and lying upon the grassed land of the Common or designated part thereof, or the grassed land of any other public grounds or any other designated part thereof, except the Public Garden, for such days or parts of such days as he shall specify; and he may in like manner by proclamation and order permit sleeping on such days as he shall specify, on any of the benches and any of the grassed lands of the Common or other public grounds, except the Public Garden. Nothing contained in this subsection or in Subsection 16-19.4 of this section shall be held to prohibit the doing of any act in the reasonable performance of his work or employment by any person acting under the authority or direction of any Board or Officer in charge of any of the places described in this subsection.
16-19.3 Permit for Use of Park Land for Demonstrations. No person or organization shall hold or sponsor a demonstration, as herein defined, upon park land unless a permit therefor has first been obtained from the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation. The Commissioner shall honor all requests for such permits, except that the Commissioner may specify the time, place and manner of the demonstration in order to accommodate competing demands for public use of park land and to protect the public safety and convenience. The permit shall require that the permittee be responsible for restoration, rehabilitation and cleanup of the park land which is the subject of the permit. The term “demonstration” shall include demonstrating, picketing, speechmaking, marching, holding of vigils and all other like forms of conduct which involve the communication or expression of views or grievances engaged in by one or more persons, the conduct of which has the effect, intent or propensity to attract a substantial crowd of onlookers or participants. The term “demonstration” shall not include casual park land use which does not have the intent and propensity to attract a substantial crowd of onlookers or participants.
Originally posted by morder1
reply to post by garbageface
This is not a federal thing, this is a STATE thing. Learn the difference. Period.
Yeah Well... The city/state in question is a STATE of the United States of America, which has a constitution which guarantees every citizen inalienable rights... known as the Bill of Rights...
The quote I provided in the earlier post was from the Bill of Rights if you didnt realize
Originally posted by silent thunder
These folks need to decide if they are protestors or revolutionaries.
If they are protestors, operating within the law, .