DeSantis Signs Law Making It Illegal To Protest Outside Someone’s Home In Florida

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2022
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation Monday making it a crime to picket or protest outside an individual’s home.

DeSantis signed Florida House Bill 1571 into law Monday. The law bans protests outside a person’s home. Under the law, law enforcement officers must first issue a warning to protesters to disperse, but if they do not, officers can arrest them. Violations of the law will be prosecuted and punished as second-degree misdemeanors. The law will go into effect on October 1.

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