You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Roseville muralist wont be jailed over painting love on studio [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Places » Michigan Donate to DU
Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-11-09 02:57 PM
Original message
Advertisements [?]
Source: Detroit Free Press

POSTED: 1:54 P.M. NOV. 11, 2009
Roseville muralist wont be jailed over painting love on studio

An embattled Roseville muralist wont spend 30 days in jail for painting the word love on the outside wall of his studio at least not yet.

The Michigan Court of Appeals reversed on Tuesday the 2005 guilty verdict of Ed (Gonzo) Stross and demanded a new trial.

The city claimed Stross violated a city sign ordinance that prohibits wording in some locations.

The appellate court said prosecutors improperly lumped two accusations against Stross in one charge. The second accusation that Stross violated a city ordinance by painting a biblical Eves breast on the studio was rejected by several courts.

Stross said today that he plans to celebrate the ruling by repainting love on his studio at Gratiot and Utica if its OK with his attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union.

Read more: -love-on-studio
Refresh | +2 Recommendations Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top

Home » Discuss » Places » Michigan Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC