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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>

Federal judge halts Mo. town's funeral-protest ordinance
Court cites 8th Circuit case law, says Shirley Phelps-Roper 'has sufficiently demonstrated … a likelihood of success on the merits' in lawsuit challenging Gladstone law. 04.15.09
Ruling: Court right to toss war protesters' convictions
Texas high court says two activists shouldn't have been arrested for pitching tents near President Bush's ranch during Cindy Sheehan's anti-war campaign. 04.23.09

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