Protests at military funerals in NY to come with more restrictions

? Starting next year, protests at military funerals in New York will come with tighter restrictions. The Westboro Baptist Church in Great Neck was apparently

WOODBURY - ? Starting next year, protests at military funerals in New York will come with tighter restrictions. The Westboro Baptist Church in Great Neck was apparently the inspiration for the new laws. The laws were signed info effect by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

One law triples the buffer zone for demonstrations to 300 feet outside of religious, memorial and funeral services.

Another law requires protesters to have a permit or face a possible fine.

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