Living In Lynn Reports On Yet Another Blow To Freedom Of Expression


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wait, did this really happen!?

I’m usually neutral on Lynn Happens. If anything, I’m pro-arts and pro-nightlife over there. I reserve most of my opinions for this blog. Last night’s City Council meeting pushed one of my buttons, so here I go.
An amendment was added to an over-reaching adult entertainment ordinance in order to quell some fears artists and area residents such as myself had about some of the over-reaching parts of the ordinance inadvertently impacting the arts. Just to zone them out of existence and deny them alcohol licenses would have been sufficient, but it took things a bit too far. In an attempt to compromise, an amendment was proposed that any artistic expression that crosses some sort of line, wherever that is, can apply for a permit for a fee of $175.

read the rest here

Leaving a comment rewards the author of this post- add to the discussion here-

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s