S.F. nudists stage another 'body freedom protest parade'

S.F. nudists stage another 'body freedom protest parade'

Nude San FranciscansSome San Franciscans have something they want to get off their chests — clothing. They want it off their bottoms and body parts, too.

So yesterday, several dozen Bay Area nudists staged their second nude-in in front of City Hall. A parade followed in which participants let it all hang out.

In January, the group filed a lawsuit claiming that their First Amendment rights had been violated by a public nudity ban first proposed by Supervisor Scott Wiener. When a judge dismissed the suit, the group lost its cool — and clothes — and paraded naked through city streets.

On Friday, the nudists filed an amended suit and a day later staged their second “body freedom protest parade.” The city had threatened to fine the naked protesters in accordance with the law, which assesses $100 fine for their first offense, increases for additional infractions, but there is no official word on whether citations were handed out.

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It’s probably just as well if they weren’t. The protesters after all had no place to put them.

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