23 Aug '13, 3pm

Writing Messages in Chalk Can Get You a Year in Jail? | #ows #lasvegas #america #usa #wtf #occupy

Writing Messages in Chalk Can Get You a Year in Jail? | #ows #lasvegas #america #usa #wtf #occupy

Four Las Vegas residents face up to a year in jail for writing anti-police brutality messages in chalk near a local police building. The arrests are the latest in a rash of crackdowns against protesters who have exercised their First Amendment rights with chalk nationwide. The Vegas protesters are aligned with Nevada Cop Block, a group critical of police brutality. So far in 2013, Las Vegas officers have shot nine people. Among the messages the protesters wrote in chalk: “F*** the police.” “Murderers still work here.” “Not one single cop in Metro’s entire history has been charged after shooting someone. Even if that person was unarmed and/or innocent.” The defendants, Kelly Patterson, Hailee Jewell, Catalino de la Cruz Dazo Jr. and Brian Ballentine, were cited with misdemeanors initially, then leveled with larger “defacing property” charges after writing additional chalk m...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/writing-messages-in-chalk-can...

Tweets

#LEEDworks

usgbc.org 26 Aug '13, 2pm

Use mvim to edit your commit messages, SQL quer...

robots.thoughtbot.com 23 Aug '13, 1pm

August 23, 2013 lolconomy unix history env environment variable editor visual ed ex vi vim folklore Do you want to use mvi...

Writing Effective Navigation Menu Bars

seo-advantage.com 25 Aug '13, 3am

Writing Effective Navigation Menu Bars Navigation is a huge priority when you're designing a website. It needs to be custo...

If we can get 2 more for the @railsrumble, @LVR...

meetup.com 27 Aug '13, 9pm

The Rails Rumble is a distributed programming competition where teams of one to four people, from all over the world, have...

Can an AI Get Into the University of Tokyo? - I...

spectrum.ieee.org 23 Aug '13, 5am

Photo: John S. Lander/LightRocket/Getty Images Enter: Students, human and robotic, must pass an exam to get through the ga...

Can an AI Get Into the University of Tokyo?

spectrum.ieee.org 22 Aug '13, 1pm

Photo: John S. Lander/LightRocket/Getty Images Enter: Students, human and robotic, must pass an exam to get through the ga...