2nd Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Street Preacher’s Challenge To Noise Ordinance

Religion Clause Blog: “In Costello v. City of Burlington, (2d Cir., Feb. 14, 2011), the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld, as applied, Burlington, Vermont’s noise ordinance that was invoked by a police officer to issue a written warning to plaintiff, a street preacher, who was preaching in a loud voice outside places of business on a pedestrian mall.”