Court: Anti-panhandling ordinances illegal

CONCORD — A federal court declared Friday that anti-panhandling ordinances enacted by Rochester, Somersworth and other communities are a direct violation of the First Amendment.

The U.S. District Court of New Hampshire’s decision comes as part of a suit filed against the city of Manchester by Theresa M. Petrello, an Army and Navy veteran who has panhandled to make ends meet. *| More…

| SeacoastOnline

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