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Ravers and thier "silly crap" accessories...funny

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by -Rage-, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 27
    Check it:
    http://www.audiogalaxy.com/articles/index....8033cce9eba40ce

    Or read...

    Court Rules Clubs Must Allow Ravers To Bring Their Silly Crap

    http://www.audiogalaxy.com/articles/images/raver.jpg'>
    [i]Thanks to the ACLU, this guy is free to dress like a post-apocalyptic idiot.[/i]

    As part of the American government's ongoing "War on Drugs," raves are being targeted all across the country. Citing a 400 percent increase in ecstasy use in three years, Congress passed the Ecstasy Prevention Act of 2001 last year, which resulted in longer jail sentences for traffickers and a huge increase in funding to combat the use of ecstasy and "other club drugs." While most court rulings in the last few years have favored the DEA over clubowners, the ACLU recently won a small but important case representing the ravers.

    First, a little background: In 1998, a 17-year-old girl died during a rave at the State Palace Theater in New Orleans of overheating, a condition often related to taking ecstasy. The owners of the venue were the first clubowners to be prosecuted under a 1986 federal "crackhouse law," which bars anyone from making a building available for drug sales. In May 2001, the owners reached a plea bargain with the DEA, paid a $100,000 fine, raised the club's minimum age to 18, and agreed to a ban of face masks, glowsticks, pacifiers, and other items considered "drug paraphernalia." Rave-goers at the theater were forced to throw away or hand over such personal items before they would be allowed inside.

    But last week, the ACLU's challenge, which stated that the ban, "embodies the government's unconstitutional assault against the electronic music culture," resulted in what the ACLU calls a "major victory." U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous ruled that federal agents could not legally block such items, citing First Amendment rights. In his ruling, he said, "the government cannot ban inherently legal objects that are used in expressive communication because a few people use the same legal item to enhance the effects of an illegal substance." He also acknowledged that there is no evidence that banning such items has had any effect on ecstasy use.

    The court ruling is just a small step in preserving the threatened rave culture. The government crackdown on raves is having a major effect on the scene. Part of the Ecstasy Prevention Act rewards communities with grants for, "passing ordinances restricting rave clubs, increasing law enforcement on ecstasy, and seizing lands under nuisance abatement laws to make new restrictions on an establishment's use." This is dramatically cutting down the number of raves and rave-like events nationwide. Still, Porteous' ruling shows that at least one member of the government believes that the crackdown should be on the drugs and dealers, not on the culture.

    "Today's ruling tells law enforcement agents that if you want to target drug use at raves, you've got to play by the rules," said ACLU Drug Policy Litigation Project Director Graham Boyd in a press release. "Go after the drug dealers, not the entertainers and dancers and people who are there to enjoy the show."


    -Lacey Tauber
     
  2. catwash

    catwash Guest

    now thats taking it too far.... how the fuck does he move in all that?
     
  3. Ferris Bueller

    Ferris Bueller Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 25, 2000 Messages: 4,246 Likes Received: 71
    i bet ravers are like fucking punching bags when they're on E...i'd fuckin go nuts and kick some ass....anger management and shit
     
  4. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    wear fun fur gloves and kick some ass !
     
  5. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 0
    A couple of years ago here in Portland a girl died at a rave, same thing, over-heating. After a lengthy investigation (1 or 2 years) they managed to track down the dealer who sold her the E. He was charged with like manslaughter or something to that effect. Basically they held the dealer responsible for her death. That seemed pretty groundbreaking. I mean could they theoretically charge the dealer in any overdose death? Scary thought.
     
  6. im not witty

    im not witty Guest

    kids dying from ecstasy is practically unheard of. kids dying from overheating/dehydration is the more common cause. or perhaps eating something thats not ecstasy at all.

    in short, drink water, stay cool, and know your dealer.


    oh yea edited becuase i forgot to say, fuck raver fashion in its loose butthole with sharpened glow sticks. *jaded.
     
  7. NATO

    NATO Guest

    ha ha i would love to do that,i bet they cant put up much of a fight on e or not. Violence is golden.
     
  8. YinzerXpress

    YinzerXpress Guest

    haha fuck some ravers
     
  9. blood as ink

    blood as ink Guest

    http://www.i-mockery.com/antirave/idiots/satanraver.jpg'>

    simon says be stupid.
     
  10. Icabod_Crane

    Icabod_Crane Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 20, 2002 Messages: 179 Likes Received: 0
    i'm down to fuck a raver slut.
     
  11. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
    http://www.netgoth.org.uk/people/731.jpg'>
    "B _ O _ B _ B _ Y _ D _ I _ G _ I _ T _ A _ L"
     
  12. shameless self promotion

    shameless self promotion 12oz Legend

    Joined: Mar 7, 2001 Messages: 16,306 Likes Received: 104
  13. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris Veteran Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2001 Messages: 9,728 Likes Received: 4
    whats with these stupid fucks and thier gright orange camo pants?...seriously I saw some stupid ass walking around in tnese things today and not only was I amazed that he wasn't trpping over the hem of the pants, but where the fuck are you goihng to hide in safety orange and red camo?...a fire?...good I hope they never find him.
     
  14. MOOGLE?

    MOOGLE? 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 23, 2000 Messages: 11,491 Likes Received: 500
    .......... I HAVE BEEN AND ACTIVE GABBER,DOOMCORE ,HARDCORE,DARKSTEP,RAGGA,JAZZ JUNGLIST FOR A WHILE. SINCE 93. NEVER DONE X,SPECIAL K,GHB,SPEED,CRACK,HEROIN. I HAVE DONE PEYOTE TWICE, MUSHROOMS ONCE AND ACID............AND ACID............AND ACID ANDACIDADAIADo__O!!


    YA HOUSE IS STUPID HAPPY HARDCORE IS SOMWHAT TOLERABLE TRANCE IS FOR FAGS AND ETARDS WHO DONT LIKE THE SUN. BUT THE WHOLE RAVE SCENE I DEAD TO ME. THE DEATH OF A SCENE IS WHEN ITS REALLY NOT FUN TO YOU ANYMORE YOU JUST GO OUT OF HABIT.

    BUT I THINK THE BEST DAMN DJ'S ARE

    RINS&FLUX
    DJ DARA
    R.A.W
    DJ W..........IF HE SPINS ON 991 PLAYNG JA RULE ONE MORE TIME..
    DJ HIVE
    DJ Q-BERT
    X-CUTIONERS
    THE CUBAN
    KINGPIN!!!!...HAHA I SAW HIM OPEN AND AT THE END OF HIS SET THE MC WAS ALL GIVE IT UP FOR DJ..... DUDE WHATS YOUR NAME

    DELTA 9
    RON D CORE
    DIG DUG
    STEREOLAB....HAHA FUCK YOU!!
    DJ TRON
    ..
     
  15. ~KRYLON2~

    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 10,443 Likes Received: 191

    hahaha if they were on e they would probably have an orgasm or some shit
     
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