Parades and processions — See Ch. 157.
§ 171-1Declaration and findings.
§ 171-2Picketing about residences or dwellings.
§ 171-3Penalties for offenses.
It is declared that the protection and preservation of the home is the keystone of democratic government; that the public health, welfare and the good order of the community require that members of the community enjoy in the homes and dwellings a feeling of well-being, tranquillity and privacy, and when absent from their homes and dwellings, carry with them the sense of security inherent in the assurance that they may return to the enjoyment of their homes and dwellings; that the practice of picketing before or about residences and dwellings causes emotional disturbance and stress to the occupants in that such practice has as its object the harassing of such occupants; and without resort to such practice full opportunity exists, and under terms and provisions of this chapter will continue to exist, for the exercise of freedom of speech and other constitutional rights; and that the provisions hereinafter enacted are necessary for the public interest to avoid the detrimental results herein set forth.
It is unlawful for any person to engage in picketing before or about the residence or dwelling of any individual in the Village of Blasdell.