Three arrested in freedom of assembly protest
NEW YORK CITY, April 19 - Three people were arested in today's freedom of assembly march. The protest was an attempt to combat the new law which restricted 50 or more people or bikes from assembling on a public street without a permit. It addition to that it also restricts twenty or more people from gathering in a public park unpermited. The nyc bar association, am nyc queer contingent, and the ny civil liberties union who were also participants in the march argue the new law destroys one's first amendment rights.
The march begain in city hall park and ended in battery park city. Three people were arrested near the world trade center site. The charges for the three activists at this time are unclear.
for more information visit www.assembleforrightsnyc.org