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San Francisco sheds part
of free-spirited past

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/21/2012 2:56:45 AM

SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco shed a vestige of its free-spirited past as local lawmakers narrowly approved a citywide ban on public nudity. Casting aside complaints that forcing people to cover up would undermine San Francisco´s reputation as a city without inhibitions, the Board of Supervisors voted 6-5 on Tuesday in favor of an ordinance that prohibits exposed genitals in most public places, including streets, sidewalks and public transit. Exemptions would be made for participants at permitted street fairs and parades, such as the city´s annual gay pride event and the Bay-to-Breakers street run, which often draws participants in costumes

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 11/21/2012 3:53:52 AM     (No. 9026941)

6-5? You mean only one vote away from allowing everything to hang out 24/7?

yack.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/21/2012 4:05:14 AM     (No. 9026946)

These people are nothing but sicko exhibitionists.They should be banned from living,let alone running around naked.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 11/21/2012 4:40:50 AM     (No. 9026960)

These are Nancy Pelosi´s people!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 11/21/2012 5:03:36 AM     (No. 9026965)

Note the exemptions. They have hardly banned nudity. Seem as though there will be plenty left.

I have never understood this fascination with exposing oneself. What´s it all about?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/21/2012 5:30:15 AM     (No. 9026981)

What´s it all about? Exibitionism. This is the core of the corrupt demonrat party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/21/2012 5:33:34 AM     (No. 9026986)

So, the only inhibition now coming out of San Fran is that you can´t be totally nude in most public places.

All those newly elected Democrats from more balanced districts can be assured they´re Democrat leader is San Fran Nan (Nancy Pelosi).



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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/21/2012 7:32:15 AM     (No. 9027140)

That´ll be easy. All you have to do is claim that you and your partner walking hand and hand down the street constitutes a gay pride parade. I´ve always thought it did, anyway.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: varkdriver, 11/21/2012 8:01:15 AM     (No. 9027183)

I may have stated this before, but why, oh WHY is it never Salma Hayek or Angelina Jolie who wish to walk nekkid down the street? Plus, San Fran is pretty chilly and breezy even in midsummer; I wouldn´t want to have to reveal my ´considerable shrinkage´.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ohyababy, 11/21/2012 11:13:18 AM     (No. 9027617)

Why, oh why, is it always the old, fat, out of shape, drooping and significantly less endowed who want to walk around naked???? I live in San Francisco and I can tell you the bulk of the folks who live here are all for this ban. These guys walk around naked in front of school and at public events where children are. We are slowly but surely reclaiming our city from the Looney Tune minorities who hijacked it decades ago!

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