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Pair who protested TownHall restaurant hit with felony assault charge after worker said she lost hearing from megaphones—

“Being subject to a baseless felony prosecution is one of the worst things that can happen to a person at the hands of their government,” Pattakos said. “Even if the defendants are acquitted, substantial damage is done. And here the damage is exponential due to the chilling message sent to anyone intending to exercise fundamental protest rights in the area.”

Attorneys Rachel Hazelet and Christopher Thomarios are also representing the pair in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.

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