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State noise ordinance can be used against abortion protesters, court rules


State noise ordinance can be used against abortion protesters, court rules
Bangor Daily News

Everyone, including the Christian Civic League of Maine [which opposes abortion] agreed this would be a reasonable restriction outside clinics.”The law was first used in 2015 when the protests outside the Portland clinic became so loud that they interfered with providing health care services to patients inside the clinic, she said.“Protest are fine but once patients have run the gauntlet outside the clinic, once the door to the exam room or the consultation room is shut, that should be a sanctuary,” Robbin said. “People shouldn’t be barraged with screaming while obtaining medical care.” SEE COMMENTS →

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