An ordinance aimed at limiting protests by groups as the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, received final approval from the Hollister Board of Aldermen.
At the suggestion of Ward 2 Alderman Dave Willard, the board tabled the ordinance in January to make sure its wording was constitutionally sound. Willard tells KHOZ.com that groups like Westboro Baptist are offensive in their approach, but still have the right to protest…
Funeral Protest Ordinance Approved in Hollister – Sam Clanton
The ordinance prohibits picketing within 300 feet of a church or funeral home and restricts protests one hour before and after memorial services take place.