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Jacksonville Restricts City Hall Access After Protest Of Confederate Monument

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David Bauerlein
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Florida Times-Union
Signs like this went up at City Hall after the protest on Tuesday.

After protesters demanding removal of a Confederate monument tried to take their group into Jacksonville City Hall for a meeting with Mayor Lenny Curry this week, the city has enacted a new policy tightening accessibility by the public to the upper floors of City Hall.

Signs posted Wednesday on the first floor of City Hall say going to the second, third and fourth floors can only happen "by appointment, consent or invitation of a City Hall official or department."

Violation can result in arrest.

Read the rest of this story from WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.