Artist: Rave party-goers
Confronting Bodies: New Orleans lawmakers
Date of Action: February 2002
Specific Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Description of Artwork: Chldren's pacifiers, vapour rub and glow sticks.
Description of Incident: New Orleans' officials attempted to ban glow sticks, vapour rub and pacifiers from use at rave parties because of their alleged association with drug use.
Results of Incident: The U.S. District Court ruled that legal items could not be prohibited because of their association with illegal activities. According to Judge Thomas Porteous, this violated the party-goers First Amendment rights.
Source: Freedom Forum
Submitted By: NCAC