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Pigs Repress Free Speech on Pacific
by Copwatch by the blind
Saturday Apr 16th, 2016 9:06 PM
Pigs arrest artists 4:37
City Councils new let's fuck over the artists policy in action.
§Joff's Statement
by Joff Jones (posted by Norse) Wednesday Apr 20th, 2016 10:26 AM
Joff Lee Jones
April 17 at 1:55pm ·

This is the only footage I could get before my phone ran out of memory. Shortly after, fellow artist Alex Skelton and I were arrested and taken to jail. they took all of our art and are holding it till Tuesday as evidence. I apologize to those of you who are waiting for commissions.

We are required to share these areas with commercial vendors, so when all the spaces are taken by these commercial vendors and others, there is no longer free expression in the public form. The city ordinance has remained the same since we first went through this ordeal. This is a small example of our constitution being deconstructed through private interests. Their parameter of the ordinance is all arbitrary. It has become a complicated and convoluted mess that discourages fellow humans from free speech and expression in public. People travel from around the world to see the diverse artistic culture found in Santa Cruz. I will not let this come to an end. Once again it is time to get involved. We already won this case on September 3rd of 2015, and we will do it again.

[This statement appeared at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Joff%20Jones under Linda Luna's response).
§Video: Joff's View
by via Joff Lee Jones Wednesday Apr 20th, 2016 5:44 PM
"So I Just got out of jail after getting arrested for showing my art in the public space... So it begins...Round 2."

April 16, 2016. Artists Outside A Box
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Protest ThursdayRobert NorseWednesday Apr 20th, 2016 7:26 PM
Pandering to the gentry.GWednesday Apr 20th, 2016 3:32 PM
Further Updates and BackgroundJoff Jones (posted by Norse)Wednesday Apr 20th, 2016 10:20 AM
Fuck Morgani SteveCulture WarriorTuesday Apr 19th, 2016 9:24 PM
Prior Stories on IndybayRobert Norse Tuesday Apr 19th, 2016 10:47 AM
This needs to be on youtubeShitlord PrimeMonday Apr 18th, 2016 9:09 PM
Art for Art's SakeSteve PleichSunday Apr 17th, 2016 3:34 PM
Sgt. Bush disappointsJohn Cohen-ColbySunday Apr 17th, 2016 3:19 PM
Abusive Arrest of Artists Displaying Their Own ArtRobert NorseSunday Apr 17th, 2016 12:06 PM
Blue Jean NazisThe ConstitutionSunday Apr 17th, 2016 4:56 AM