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."
Okla. governor signs new funeral-protest restrictions
New law prohibits protests within two hours before or after a funeral and bars such demonstrations within 1,000 feet of services.
10th Circuit asked to rehear Secret Service lawsuit
Justice Department, state attorneys general back appeal of two Secret Service agents who were sued after arresting man who confronted former Vice President Dick Cheney in 2006.
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Curfews, loitering & freedom of association
Civil rights & First Amendment
Abortion protests & buffer zones
Assembly on private property