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man arrested in US for wearing peace shirt...seriously

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by mental invalid, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

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    man arrested in US for wearing peace shirt...seriously

    Discussion started by mental invalid - Mar 5, 2003

    i am completely dumbfounded by this.....


    stalinism here we come.......everyone on board??????




    Man Arrested for Wearing Peace T-Shirt
    Wed Mar 5, 6:15 AM ET


    By DAMITA CHAMBERS, Associated Press Writer

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A man was charged with trespassing in a mall after he refused to take off a T-shirt that said "Peace on Earth" and "Give peace a chance."



    Mall security approached Stephen Downs, 61, and his 31-year-old son, Roger, on Monday night after they were spotted wearing the T-shirts at Crossgates Mall in a suburb of Albany, the men said.


    The two said they were asked to remove the shirts made at a store there, or leave the mall. They refused.


    The guards returned with a police officer who repeated the ultimatum. The son took his T-shirt off, but the father refused.


    "'I said, `All right then, arrest me if you have to,'" Downs said. "So that's what they did. They put the handcuffs on and took me away."


    Downs pleaded innocent to the charges Monday night. The New York Civil Liberties Union said it would help with his case if asked.


    Police Chief James Murley said his officers were just responding to a complaint by mall security.


    "We don't care what they have on their shirts, but they were asked to leave the property, and it's private property," Murley said.


    A mall spokeswoman did not return calls Tuesday seeking comment.


    Monday's arrest came less than three months after about 20 peace activists wearing similar T-shirts were told to leave by mall security and police. There were no arrests.
     
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    johnny - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    man, when's this mushroom cloud coming already? shit's just getting too wierd.
     
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  3. mental invalid

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    mental invalid - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    fucking a....i hear that....duck and cover

    gotta love the spirit of a 61 year old man.......god bless him......


    **Edit cause ese's in the gutter....hahahahaha******
     
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    Ski Mask - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    undertones!

    but seriously....the extra layer of bullshit comes when you read the shirts were made in a store at the mall. we'll sell it to you...but you cant wear it!
     
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  5. imported_Tesseract - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    phashism

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  6. Ken E. Bus

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    Ken E. Bus - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    ^^Ironic isn't it?

    Actually he was not arrested for wearing the shirt technically. He was arrested for refusing to leave private property when requested. The real assholes in this case are the mall and the mall security.

    If I lived anywhere near that mall I would be all for making a statement of some sort.

    As a bonus though, since he is a lawyer he should have not problem suing the mall.
     
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  7. A Fire Inside

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    I just saw this on Good Day Live.. crazy man.

    *...holla
     
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    what is the world coming to?
     
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    ^^^an end.

    BELIEVE THAT!
     
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    god, that's pathetic.
     
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    haha thats fucked :huh2:
     
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    getting blown up is gonna suck. i'm starting to knock it down again full time.
     
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    johnny - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    bizarro johnny

    alternate reply to: man arrested in US for wearing peace shirt...seriously


    GOOD THING I'M NOT A FUCKING HIPPY
     
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    Poop Man Bob - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    Call and voice your displeasure.

    Crossgates Mall
    (518) 869-9565

    I just tried calling but got no answer.

    This simply amazes me.
     
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    SteveAustin - Replied Mar 5, 2003

    sad state of affairs is all I have to say. well, that and its just plain retarded.
     
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