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#1 Posted on 21.9.02 1843.50
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appariently, in Canada, they have this wacky law where one is nude ONLY if one is wearing nothing. NOTHING. Once one puts something on, anything, a hat, a sash, shoes, one is considered not naked.

There was a Gay Pride march, and these men, wearing shoes were upset that they were arrested for public nudiety. they were appaled that someone would conisder wearing only shoes being indecent.

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"The law is very straightforward if someone is absolutely and completely bereft of clothing...however things become a little more complicated if there is a scrap of apparel anywhere on the body and the Crown has to show that the person is indecently clad which gets into what the current Canadian legal test is for indecency," he said.

"Because everyone wore at least footwear the Crown had to prove indecency and it couldn't."

Simm said his clients, two of them visitors from Texas, were relieved at the decision but upset that they were arrested in the first place


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"INDECENTLY CLAD" the shoes were decent clothing, therefore they men were decently clad. very logical thinking. but on the other side of the coin, being "Tackle out" would be indecent.

very interesting ruling, and another part of canadian law that i didn't know.
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#2 Posted on 21.9.02 2035.03
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Legal nudity, legalizing weed, it's gonna be martial law up there soon...
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#3 Posted on 21.9.02 2105.27
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They should of atleast worn fishnet shirts.
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#4 Posted on 22.9.02 1030.11
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Canada. Pretty crazy, eh?
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#5 Posted on 22.9.02 1319.47
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on an unrelated (sorta) note, i just saw on the CNN headline news ticker that in Washington STATE, a judge ruled that it it legal to film up women's skirts.

i know that in the Girls Gone Wild case, the women were willing to disrobe themselves in front of cameras and video cameras and for them to cry foul was silly. But the women getting peepers upskirt has to be an invasion of privacy.

i'm curious to see the wording of the ruling and what the basis is. i'm betting the position is that if the women didn't want to get filmed upskirt, they shouldn't wear a skirt. *sigh*

this is just like a Maryland judge that admonished a young girl for getting sexually assulted because "It takes two to tango."

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#6 Posted on 22.9.02 1345.24
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Blah. People are complete morons. And to have people that think this way writing laws and interpreting laws is ridiculous.

Next... lets let people stick their cameras in windows and film people in their own house.... "if they don't want that to happen they wouldnt have windows".

The worse thing is i can see that as a reason for someone to be allowed to do it.

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#7 Posted on 22.9.02 1436.38
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    Originally posted by rikidozan
    on an unrelated (sorta) note, i just saw on the CNN headline news ticker that in Washington STATE, a judge ruled that it it legal to film up women's skirts.

    i know that in the Girls Gone Wild case, the women were willing to disrobe themselves in front of cameras and video cameras and for them to cry foul was silly. But the women getting peepers upskirt has to be an invasion of privacy.

    i'm curious to see the wording of the ruling and what the basis is. i'm betting the position is that if the women didn't want to get filmed upskirt, they shouldn't wear a skirt. *sigh*

    this is just like a Maryland judge that admonished a young girl for getting sexually assulted because "It takes two to tango."

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Wow. That is some fucked up shit.
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#8 Posted on 22.9.02 1909.38
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I wonder if there is also a law that says if I am in Washington State and my girlfriend/wife/good female friend/female family member/ etc. has some pervert film up her skirt I am allowed to kick his ass?
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