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Q: what is the number of signatures needed to petition to go for referendum at a local village, regarding a proposed law

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 23, 2016

Check with your local village's charter or similar document, contact local league of women voters.

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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... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 24, 2016

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... Read more »

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