29-year-old Susan Mortensen allowed her daughter to draw on rocks on Belle Isle with chalk.
Mortensen will now serve 50 hours of community service in order for the judge to dismiss her charge.
Outside the courthouse, people support Susan Mortensen with their own chalk on the sidewalk. However, in court, the officer who reprimanded her back in March says she responded with an attitude and curse words.Read more »
5th & Spring Downtown LA Chalk Walk Protest Draws Riot PoliceRead more »
Cost of a 15-pack of Crayola sidewalk chalk: $4. Cost to Orlando taxpayers for arresting chalk protester: $196,363. Chalk protester Timothy Osmar, who sued the city after his arrest, was paid $6,000 in damages, and the three First Amendment attorneys who took his case split $35,000. But the biggest expense was the two high-powered law firms hired by City Hall: Akerman Senterfitt was paid $83,293, and King, Blackwell, Zehnder & Wermuth was paid $72,070.Read more »
Again, people are arrested for chalking. I call police state, again.Read more »
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