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Artists Return After Arrest
by Free Speech Matters
Sunday Aug 23rd, 2015 3:34 PM
Artists risk misdemeanor charges for displaying art in front of Forever 21 on Pacific Avenue after being arrested on Thursday.
Artists risk misdemeanor charges for displaying art in front of Forever 21 on Pacific Avenue after being arrested on Thursday.

On Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- Joff Jones and Alex Skelton were arrested on Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz in front of Forever 21 for displaying their artwork.

On Sunday they returned dressed in Colonial dress with a display of their artwork and a display of the First Amendment.
§Stand up for your rights!!!
by via Joff Jones Art Monday Aug 24th, 2015 12:13 AM
"My art expresses my social, religious, and existential views. My first amendment guarantees me the right to express that in a public space. my friend Alex and I were arrested yesterday for exercising these rights. Be downtown on Saturday at 12:00pm to see part two. Stand up for your rights!!!"
§George Washington and Ben Franklin
by via Joff Monday Aug 24th, 2015 12:17 AM
"I guess the police don't want to arrest men who are dressed as George Washington and Ben Franklin. We were promised that they would arrest us, and confiscate all of our art next time we came out. Today will be trial number 2. Wish me luck."
by Art is Not a Crime Monday Aug 24th, 2015 12:19 AM
The First Amendment.
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The city is systematically removing performance and vending areas again.Keep Santa Cruz WeirdMonday Aug 24th, 2015 1:42 PM
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