Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of picket. (Protesting by a labour union or other group.)

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Examples

  • A flyer posted by the hypocrites — known best for their despicable behavior in picketing the funerals of people they have condemned to hell — says “WBC will picket funerals of Dutch killed at Amsterdam plane crash.”

    Westboro hate group says it will picket funerals of Netherlands plane crash victims

  • Her goal in picketing outside abortion clinics is to prevent other women making the same mistake.

    ProWomanProLife » Another pro-lifer goes to jail

  • I think preventing students from entering the university by picketing is a sign of weakness on your part.

    Yet Another Strike at York University (and Osgoode Hall)? : Law is Cool

  • The union countered this argument, claiming that secondary picketing is a fundamental right under s. 2 (b) of the Charter, and is legal.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Under those ordinances picketing is forbidden; so are fees or contributions to the Congress Party; the whole Indian National Congress is outlawed, so that every member of it, and the associations connected with it, become outlawed.

    Federal India

  • How about long term picketing actions at BART stations?

    Crooks and Liars

  • I think anti-abortion picketing is generally seen as a “right-wing” topic, though of course not all people who engage it in are generally conservative on other topics, and of course not all conservatives support picketing of abortion providers’ homes.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Was SEIU’s Picketing Illegal, Whether or Not They Trespassed?

  • Lawyers for the Snyder family said the lawsuit should be upheld on the grounds that the picketing was a targeted assault on a private memorial service, not a truly public event involving public issues.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • What about the notion of picketing RTE or/and Newstalk for their biased and partial reporting.

    Indymedia Ireland

  • They're famous for "picketing" soldiers 'funerals (some family is now suing them for emotional damage or something) as well as the funerals of people who died of AIDS (and Matthew Shepard) because they think 9/11 and American deaths in Iraq are retribution for homosexuality, and apparently drug use (?) (Miss Megan Phelps thinks Heath Ledger was struck down by God, so ...).

    GOD HATES YOU.

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