Posted: Wed, February 22 2012 at 8:18 AM, Updated: Wed, February 22 2012 at 8:20 AM
In an effort aimed at protestors, on Wednesday, Oregon State Lawmakers will weigh a bill that would crackdown on unruly behavior near funerals.
The bill would make it a class a misdemeanor for "loud, rude, rough, coarse or disrespectful" behavior within 200 feet of a property that a funeral is being held on.
The bill is an effort to protect grieving individuals and families from aggressive funeral protests by groups like the Westboro Basptist church of Topeka, Kansas.
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