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So the mayor of a small New York town felt that -- -- city counts committees were getting so far out of hand.
To move business along she decided to ban -- No more -- But many feel that violates their right to free speech another vowing to keep up the closet protest love this.
Douglas Kennedy's been there is here with the story now what's up.
-- the mayor wants to stop people from putting their hands together bill.
It's something a lot of people do a lot of the time.
Everyone -- from.
That Darryl Davis clapping for fundamental.
-- -- so important.
It's human nature I mean if you agree with something or -- -- you clap it's like laughing about content and violence.
And lately Davis and residents in Peekskill, New York have been clapping loudly.
-- The opposition to the city's mayor he might September Mary Foster responded by gaming clapping at all City Council meetings.
Davis and other residents are outraged that -- you this is a basic human right.
It is -- mean it's like it's free speech as far as I'm concerned it's freedom of expression you can't legislate how people feel what they agree with.
And -- started be very heavy handed towards political dissent this constitutional.
No I -- I do not being that his hand in this law could be upheld it.
It smacks in the days -- on constitutionality.
The mayor did not return repeated calls from Fox News.
But in the past as described the no clapping rule as a politeness policy.
Designed she says to maintain decorum.
At the public meeting now the mayor says you are simply too loud and that you're clapping.
Disrupts the meeting.
It's -- summer people collapsed amid the political forum and you you have difference of opinions are going to be express that's the police to do it.
He says clapping as an essential part of political debate and he says it should not be controlled.
By those in power that's it from here bill back to -- and for you Douglas instead within a standing ovation -- an -- and I say they -- gracious I have to say I'm more than that quite frankly.
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