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TBTimes Editorial: Buckhorn, Tampa strike balance on RNC protest zones



Thursday editorial in the Tampa Bay Times: "Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn reasonably balanced free speech and public order with the protest zones he unveiled this week for this summer's Republican National Convention. The zones will put protesters within earshot of the main event at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, thus protecting their right to be heard, and help ensure that downtown can operate as normally as possible during the weeklong event in August. But the real issue is not where the protests will go but how well Tampa will manage them..."

Full editorial here.

[Last modified: Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:22am]


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