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Is there such a thing as 'guilt by association'?
 
Can what a customer wears in a shopping mall be restricted?
 
What is the difference between the freedom of assembly and the freedom of association?
 
What kinds of associations are protected?
 
When can the government restrict associations?
 
How broad is the freedom of association?
 
What role did the First Amendment play in the civil rights movement?
 
Why do legislatures and judges pass or approve of buffer zones around abortion clinics?
 
Do individuals have First Amendment rights on others’ private property?
 
Has the U.S. Supreme Court addressed any case involving funeral-protest legislation?
 
How might a law banning protests at funerals discriminate on the basis of viewpoint?
 

A law discriminates on the basis of viewpoint if it singles out a specific point of view for regulation. Consider a protest at a military funeral in which demonstrators denigrated the soldier and offended family members. If government officials punished that protest, but allowed a demonstration praising the deceased, a serious charge of viewpoint discrimination could be leveled because only protesters advocating a specific type of message were targeted.

 
 
When and where can I protest without fear of being arrested?
 
Do we have an unfettered right to protest on government property?
 
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