Judge rules against SNAP, Call to Action in upholding Missouri law against disturbing worship
Catholic World News - April 24, 2013
A federal district court judge has upheld the constitutionality of the Missouri House of Worship Protection Act, a 2012 law declaring that “a person commits the crime of disrupting a house of worship if such person intentionally and unreasonably disturbs, interrupts, or disquiets any house of worship by using profane discourse, rude or indecent behavior, or making noise either within the house of worship or so near it as to disturb the order and solemnity of the worship services.”
Judge E. Richard Webber, a Clinton appointee, dismissed a suit against the law brought by Call to Action, an organization known for its dissent from Catholic teaching, and by the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests.
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