A pastor at a Berkeley church was jailed Friday for 30 days after unsuccessfully arguing than an order requiring him to stay 100 yards away from an Oakland abortion clinic violates his right to free speech.
Walter Hoye, 52, of Union City was the first person convicted under an Oakland ordinance barring protestors from coming within 8 feet of anyone entering an abortion clinic.
In February, Judge Stuart Hing of Alameda County Superior Court sentenced Hoye to three years’ probation and 30 days in jail, and ordered him to pay $1,000…
It almost brings tears to my eyes that something good is coming out of Berkeley!
P.S. I took this news citation from Jill Staneck’s website: jillstanek.com/archives/2009/03/prolifer_stops.html#more