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Parks, Proselytizing, and Pride

2012-12-01, Department, , by James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D.

Can a city regulate distribution of Bibles at a gay pride festival in a park?At the recent 2012 NRPA Congress, I met one of my former graduate students from the University of Maryland, Jayne Miller. Jayne is the superintendent of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and quite familiar with the case described herein. When asked, Jayne thought a review of this particular federal court opinion mig....

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Here's a similar case about some evangelists at a holiday light show, which also resulted in city officials setting up a designated "First Amendment area" outside the most heavily trafficked area of the park: http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/city-denying-christians-right-to-speak-in-public-park.


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The Law review is a well done part of our NRPA magazine. Our county Solicitor also finds the information and details to be very helpful. We maintain copies of each Law review on file for future reference. James C.Kozlowski does an excellent job. 5 Stars