Artists sue New York City over anti-graffiti law (2)

1 Name: Sling!XD/uSlingU : 2006-04-27 14:16 ID:Heaven
"NEW YORK - Seven young artists on Tuesday sued New York City over its strict anti-graffiti law, saying it violated their constitutional right to free speech.

The group, backed by fashion designer Mark Ecko, argued in federal court that the city went too far by banning people under 21 from possessing spray paint or broad-tipped markers."

2 Name: Sling!XD/uSlingU : 2006-05-02 16:43 ID:Heaven

Judge eases New York City anti-graffiti ban
"Young New York City artists won back the right to buy and carry spray paint and broad-tipped markers on Monday, thanks to a court ruling suspending an anti-graffiti ban on 18- to 20-year-olds."

"the ban still applie[s] for those under 18."

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