San Francisco Demonstrators stripped naked during a board meeting in San Francisco Tuesday to protest a ban on nudity that had just passed, CBS San Francisco reports.
Excellent a nude protest demanding the right to get nude. They really need to expand it, perhaps taking some pointers from the Femen in Eastern Europe.
The ordinance initially passed 6-5 by the Board of Supervisors on Nov. 20, but was given final approval Tuesday afternoon by the same vote. The new law prohibits nudity on city streets, sidewalks, plazas and other public spaces in what was once known as a nude-friendly city.
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Christina DiEdoardo, the attorney representing the nudists, told KCAL-TV one protester was taken into custody for resisting arrest.
Once signed by Mayor Ed Lee, who has expressed his support, the legislation will go into effect on February 1.
Nudity will still be permitted for street fairs, parades and other permitted public events and does not apply to children under 5 years old.
Violators would be fined an initial $100 that would increase for additional offenses. Multiple violations could carry jail time.
I would have thought that San Francisco had other issues to worry about. Is it usual to see people wandering nude in the CBD ? Has the city been taken over by the moral majority ?