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Rowdy Meetings

The editor of the blog “Town of Oyster Bay News” sued Oyster Bay, New York, over the passage of a resolution giving the town leader the authority to have anyone who makes “offensive, insulting, threatening, insolent, slanderous or obscene remarks or gestures” during town meetings charged with disorderly conduct.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The editor of the blog “Town of Oyster Bay News” sued Oyster Bay, New York, over the passage of a resolution giving the town leader the authority to have anyone who makes “offensive, insulting, threatening, insolent, slanderous or obscene remarks or gestures” during town meetings charged with disorderly conduct.

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