Sat 29 Oct, 2011 04:45 pm
Does a person or persons on the sidewalk using a sound amplification device to deliver a religious message need a permit or other permission?
That's the reason the Wall St. demonstrators can't use a bullhorn but are relying on mass repetition of the speaker's words. They have no municipal sanction to be doing what they're doing.
But is there a separate rule for a person espousing a religious message?
Did you bother to read the link I sent? It's the official NYPD policy page and there is no distinction between secular and religious speakers.
Thank you. I guess you are right.
I was thinking of individuals/organizations that lecture people passing by on the sidewalk about their religious beliefs. They often use sound amplification equipment. I don't believe the policy specifically addresses them.