Wednesday, January 18, 2006
The Granite City, Illinois council approved an ordinance Tuesday that restricts the size of protest signs during its major parades to nothing larger than a piece of letter-sized paper. The ordinance was apparently passed as a result of a November 19 scuffle involving protestors who displayed large photographs of aborted fetuses along the route of the city’s annual Christmas parade. Source: WQAD-TV, WQAD.com. Please click here for the complete story (last visited January 18, 2006, reo).