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Clearwater merchants upset over anti-Scientology protests

Title: Clearwater merchants upset over anti-Scientology protests
Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Mike Donila
Main source: tampabay.com

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CLEARWATER — About three dozen downtown business owners are upset with a group of anti-Scientology protesters and want the City Council to do something about them. But city leaders Tuesday said there's little they can do. "Suspending the First Amendment is something we shouldn't spend a whole lot of time on," Councilman Paul Gibson said. The loosely organized group Anonymous has held several recent demonstrations against the Church of Scientology. Many Cleveland Street businesses say the masked protesters and the constant ... [Read the rest at tampabay.com]