(430 ILCS 70/2) (from Ch. 38, par. 85-2)
    Sec. 2. Declaration of purpose. It is declared to be the public policy of this State: That the maintenance of good order on highways, as defined in Section 2-202 of the "Illinois Highway Code", is a paramount responsibility of democratic government;
    That the public health, welfare and safety of the community require that the movement of vehicular traffic on such roadways be lawfully conducted with a minimum of disruption;
    That the practice of unhindered or unrestrained picketing or demonstrating on such roadways has caused disruption of police, fire and emergency services, and injury to persons regardless of participation in the march, assembly or demonstration;
    That the practice of multiple demonstrations on the same day in different locations in municipalities and unincorporated areas of counties has unreasonably deprived the citizens of the police, fire and emergency services; and
    That the provisions herein enacted are necessary for the protection of the health, welfare and safety of the public.
(Source: P.A. 81-840.)