The Criminalization of Sidewalk Art: ‘Chalk a Sidewalk, Go to Jail’

Where anything and everything becomes a crime:

Over the past five years, at least 49 people in 13 American cities have run afoul of authorities for coloring things with chalk. The vast majority were arrested in connection with drawing designs or messages on public streets or sidewalks

Via Mother Jones.

Originally published at Daily Adams on 8.14.12.

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