Tuesday, July 2, 2013


Jeff Olson, No longer gagged by the Judge, Not Guilty on 13 counts
Jeff Olsen, arrested for chalking about banks
Jury finds him "not guilty" on 13 counts, and he is no longer under a gag order.

Via the Stranger's Slog, San Diego Free Press reports Jeff Olsen found not guilty on all 13 charges for chalking protest slogans outside Bank of America branches.

His writing included, "No thanks, big banks," and "Shame on Bank of America."  

"It's water soluble chalk," said an exasperated Mayor Bob Filner to press, while criticizing the city attorney's prosecution of a "stupid case" that wasted taxpayer's money.

Supporters celebrated with ... what else?  More 1st Amendment chalking:


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