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Submitted November 24, 2009

Before WASHINGTON, Chief Judge, REID, Associate Judge, and TERRY, Senior Judge.

The six appellants went to the plaza in front of the Supreme Court building and there unfurled a large banner displaying a message in opposition to the death penalty. After receiving warnings from the police that their conduct was illegal, appellants were arrested. They were then tried for, and convicted of, violating 40 U.S.C. § 6135, which prohibits parades, assemblages, and displays of flags and banners in the Supreme Court building and on the Supreme Court grounds. Concluding that appellants’ constitutional rights were in no way violated and that they were properly convicted under the plain language of the statute, we affirm all six convictions.

 
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