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Michigan’s Funeral Protest Law Struck Down as Unconstitutional

Michigan’s Funeral Protest Law Struck Down as Unconstitutional

2011-09-09 00:00:00

DETROIT – In a victory for free speech, a federal judge in Michigan yesterday struck down a state statute that makes it illegal to “adversely affect” a funeral. The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed the lawsuit in 2009 on behalf of an army veteran and his late wife who were arrested for taking part in the funeral procession of a friend while displaying signs and bumper stickers on their van that were critical of the Bush Administration.

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September 09, 2011 Protest
DETROIT – In a victory for free speech, a federal judge in Michigan yesterday struck down a state statute that makes it illegal to “adversely affect” a funeral...
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