Anti-abortion activists get look at Chicago’s new protest law

By Dan Simmons Tribune reporter
November 15, 2009

Corrina Gura walked a 50-foot-long orange rope down the center aisle of a room crowded with anti-abortion activists Saturday afternoon to show them their new reality.

She kept walking in the basement of St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Logan Square, finally stopping when the rope came taut and she was out of the room.Then Gura and Ann Scheidler stood at opposite ends of another orange rope, this one 8 feet.

“This is not a normal conversation distance, is it?” Scheidler asked the crowd, which laughed.

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