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    This http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22160801 got me thinking.
    Is it okay to protest and somebodys funeral, such as Thatcher? Should it be legal?

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    I say no as although it prevents people from exercising their right to free speech and peaceful, public process it is very emotionally harmful to the people attending the funeral. They should have the right to bury their loved one in peace. Protests can still be made elsewhere away from the funeral but you only have one chance to grieve a loved one as they are buried.

    However state funded funerals dirty the whole situation up. Im unsure about those. I'll stand by what I've said about all private funerals though.
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    (Original post by Jacob :))
    However state funded funerals dirty the whole situation up. Im unsure about those. I'll stand by what I've said about all private funerals though.
    I agree. Protesting at someone's funeral isn't particularly respectful however when tax payers money is concerned I feel the right to protest should definitely be allowed. Thatcher devastated many generations of family with her policies and protests highlighting this and how Thatcherism still lives on are perfectly justified in my opinion. If it comes out of your pay cheque you should be entitled to choose to celebrate, grieve or protest at the funeral in whatever way you wish.
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    I don't think it should necessarily be a criminal offence (obviously depends how they're protesting) but anyone that does it can suck a ****.


    Rebecca Lush Blum can FO though. And turning her back? Woo. Great.
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    No. It's disgusting and I don't care who is being buried.
 
 
 
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