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Legislature Tackles Funeral Protests 

Maine lawmakers are taking up a bill that seeks new restrictions on protests at funerals.The bill goes before the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee on Friday.It targets acts of disorderly conduct within one thousand feet of a funeral, burial or memorial service, or within one thousand feet of the route between locations where those ceremonies are being held. It also heightens the crime of disorderly conduct near a funeral, burial or memorial service from class E to a class D.