White Plains, NY asked in Election Law for New York

Q: What say you about this?: Now that he's guarded by the Secret Service, it is illegal to disrupt Trump's rallies http://i

What say you about this?: Now that he's guarded by the Secret Service, it is illegal to disrupt Trump's rallies http://interc.pt/1QpMWvB However, I would be very interested to see it directly applied to what has been going on in the past few weeks with Federal Agents removing people solely because they were causing optic issues for campaign and NOT security issues. Or enforcing campaign's "rules" and not Federal ones regarding press restrictions-going all the way to a choke-hold take down of a journalist.

The following fact-checks came out in 2012 when law was pasted so they do not directly cover current events:



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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing

A: Secret Service being on sight doesn't change the rules. People can protest if not disruptive, if it is an event open to the public. The public doesn't have a right to enter private events. As to the optics that would depend on individual facts--if there was an articulable concern for the individual on a safety basis, no as to secret service, as a general proposition.

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