Lehi city officials consider residential picketing ordinance after protests outside state officials’ homes

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Lehi officials are considering adopting an ordinance that would prohibit targeted protesting or picketing within 100 feet of an individual’s home after a series of protests outside of the Utah County homes of state officials.

On multiple occasions, in November, dozens of protesters picketed outside of Gov. Gary Herbert’s private home in Orem in opposition to state COVID-19 restrictions and orders, including a statewide mask mandate.

In October, protesters gathered outside the Springville home of Joseph Miner, director of the Utah Department of Health.

Other residential protests have taken place outside of Utah County, including near State Epidemiologist Angela Dunn’s Salt Lake City home and Gov.-elect Spencer Cox’s home in Fairview.
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