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More Nude Demonstrators Arrested Protesting SF’s Nudity Ban

get-smart-the-nude-bomb-190x125Four activists were arrested in San Francisco on Friday for dropping trou outside City Hall, part of a protest against the city’s new public-nudity ban.

“Freedom of expression is dead in this country,” shouted George Davis as he was carted off by cops. He and the other three demonstrators will be subject to a $100 fine.

An appeal by activists claiming the band violated their First Amendment rights was tossed by a federal judge earlier in the week.

The ban, introduced by openly gay Supervisor Scott Wiener, was passed by the city council in November. “We’re a city that believes in freedom, and we’ve always believed in freedom and free expression,” said Wiener at the time. “But taking your pants off at Castro and Market and displaying your genitals to everyone? That’s not free expression.”