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July 25, 2008
April 24, 2010
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."
Mo. officials, Klan to square off in court over denied permit
Federal judge issues emergency restraining order, schedules hearing over preliminary injunction in case of KKK group barred from gathering at historic site.
Federal court won't hear challenge to Neb. flag-desecration law
But judge lets claims against funeral-protest law proceed, says Shirley Phelps-Roper can raise questions about flag statute's constitutionality during her criminal case in state court.
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Curfews, loitering & freedom of association
Civil rights & First Amendment
Abortion protests & buffer zones
Assembly on private property