New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 240.21 Disruption or disturbance of a religious service, funeral, burial or memorial service

A person is guilty of disruption or disturbance of a religious service, funeral, burial or memorial service when he or she makes unreasonable noise or disturbance while at a lawfully assembled religious service, funeral, burial or memorial service, or within three hundred feet thereof, with intent to cause annoyance or alarm or recklessly creating a risk thereof.

Disruption or disturbance of a religious service, funeral, burial or memorial service is a class A misdemeanor.


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