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Hardened Kissing Criminals Will Not Face Charges for Smooching Near the Mormons

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After all the fracas over Derek Jones and Matt Aune kissing in front of a Mormon church in Salt Lake City, no charges will be filed against the pair: “Prosecutor Sim Gill said in a statement there is reason to believe that although the property is private, Matt Aune and his partner, Derek Jones, did not think they could legally be ejected from the plaza because it is perceived to be open to the public.” What does this teach us? Kiss-ins, apparently, work.


UPDATE: Here’s camera footage of the Mormon security guards “arresting” Jones and Aune. For the record: MORMONS ARE VIOLENT! (Also for the record: WE SOMETIMES MAKE BLANKET STATEMENTS WE DON’T MEAN!)