San Francisco Nudity Ban Passes by Narrow 6-5 Vote

San Francisco Bay Area, 27.11.2012

In a narrow 6-5 vote, the Board of Supervisors voted to ban public nudity in the City of San Francisco. Outraged community members stripped nude in protest at the meeting, and the ban will be put to a final vote by the Board on December 4th.

In a narrow 6-5 vote, the Board of Supervisors voted to ban public nudity in the City of San Francisco. Outraged community members stripped nude in protest at the meeting, and the ban will be put to a final vote by the Board on December 4th.

All 11 San Francisco Supervisors are Democrats; the city ordinance was introduced by Scott Wiener and opposed by David Campos, Christina Olague, John Avalos, Eric Mar, and Jane Kim.

In anticipation of the vote, community members have been stripping nude and holding demonstrations downtown and in front of San Francisco City Hall since October, and more actions have been planned leading up to the final vote.

Read More | imc_photo.gifCitizens Strip Naked At The Board Of Supervisors Hearing On November 20, 2012 | Power Play | See Also: Protest Against Nudity Ban In San Francisco - November 14 | imc_photo.gifimc_video.gifProtest Against Nudity Ban In San Francisco - October 30 | Part 2 | Part 3

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