Anti-protest bill clears Legislature amid honking and shouting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 14, 2020 11:36 AM CT | Published: August 12, 2020 11:49 AM CT

Legislation to toughen penalties for protesters around the Capitol passed the Legislature Wednesday, including a provision making illegal camping on state property a felony offense.


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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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