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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment Center research attorney
The First Amendment prohibits government from abridging "the right of the people peaceably to assemble." FULL STORY>

NYC to pay $2 million to anti-war protesters
City agrees to settle lawsuit brought by 52 activists who say they were unjustly arrested in 2003 while demonstrating against Iraq war. 08.21.08
Protesters challenge restrictions at GOP convention
Two lawsuits filed in Minnesota state court claim that St. Paul city, police officials are restricting free-speech rights by confining demonstrators to designated area. 08.13.08

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