George Zimmerman Trial Protest Restrictions Too Broad, ACLU Says

Source:  Rene Stutzman / Orlando Sentinel 

SANFORD — The American Civil Liberties Union today sent a letter to the chief judge for Seminole and Brevard counties, complaining about rules restricting what protesters at next week’s George Zimmerman trial can and cannot do.

The letter called the restrictions overly broad and vague.

They restrict protesters to specific areas, primarily two grassy strips in front of the Seminole County criminal courthouse, and prohibit what things people in those areas may have.

That includes guns and weapons but also chairs, coolers and protest signs with wooden or metal handles.

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