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Chest another day in NYC
New York Post ^ | May 20, 2012 | CANDICE M. GIOVE

Posted on 05/20/2012 7:39:32 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

This activist thinks women have the right to “bare” more than just arms.

“I want people to know . . . it’s legal for a woman to be topless,” Johnston said.

Moira Johnston, 29, drew a lot of attention during a topless protest yesterday in Union Square Park — and that’s exactly what the dancer wants.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: activists; nudity
What an ideal way for Coppertone to market its new sunscreen.
1 posted on 05/20/2012 7:39:36 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

pics


2 posted on 05/20/2012 7:40:48 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: ConservativeStatement

4 posted on 05/20/2012 7:47:47 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Only if they look good! No visual pollution allowed!


5 posted on 05/20/2012 7:51:20 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Exposing her brains, Eh?


6 posted on 05/20/2012 7:52:31 AM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Only if they look good! No visual pollution allowed!


7 posted on 05/20/2012 7:54:34 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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8 posted on 05/20/2012 7:56:34 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
No one deserves to suffer a sexual assault.
Stupid choices in what a person wears when they leave the house does not make anyone "fair game".

Now, having said that, I will also observe that stupid people tend to experience more unfortunate events than smart people. Just sayin'.

9 posted on 05/20/2012 8:14:00 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
“A woman has the right to be topless anywhere a man can be topless in New York since 1992,” she said.

I agree with this 'right' but suggest we pass a law that guys over 30 should not wear Speedos.

10 posted on 05/20/2012 8:33:39 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Agreed.

Any woman should be able to walk down any street in America completely naked in perfect safety.

That being said, it’s a bad idea to dangle raw meat in front of predators...


11 posted on 05/20/2012 8:55:59 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: ClearCase_guy

Stupid choices in what a person wears when they leave the house does not make anyone “fair game”.


In a “perfect world,” every person would be safe from all forms of crime including robbery, rape and murder.

Unfortunately, we don’t live in a “perfect world.”


12 posted on 05/20/2012 9:01:51 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: mamelukesabre

I looked on google, things are still within spec but heading south real fast.


13 posted on 05/20/2012 9:04:22 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I guess she just wants men and women to be able to air their differences.

Seen one, you’ve seen them both.


14 posted on 05/20/2012 9:05:23 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: null and void
Any woman should be able to walk down any street in America completely naked in perfect safety.

Nonsense. "Community" is just that. You give up a little something and I give up a little something. If a woman gives up all sense of modesty, men are not obligated to give up their biological imperatives.

Quid pro quo.

15 posted on 05/20/2012 9:42:22 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: central_va

That was too easy. All I had to do was type in her name and click “search”. She should keep her clothes on...and not even go bra-less.


16 posted on 05/20/2012 9:43:10 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: IronJack

I think there’s a little more to it than that. Otherwise there would be no law against men going around totally nude.


17 posted on 05/20/2012 9:48:21 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: IronJack

A few years back a naked woman was picked up by a couple of guys who then raped her.

Why was she naked?

She had just escaped from another rapist.

By your reasoning, the second two rapists were fully justified weren’t they?


18 posted on 05/20/2012 9:49:40 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: mamelukesabre

You better look again. I think you were looking at the author, not the dancer. The shot from the back that is in the article looks pretty good to me!


19 posted on 05/20/2012 9:50:51 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Time to cover the boobs. Can’t show anymore than they have over the years. Why do people who protest think showing their boobs is effective? All people do is take photos and laugh. Guess you have to be that INSECURE that you could actually walk around like that. It’s so been done...


20 posted on 05/20/2012 9:53:27 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Slump Tester

My searches only return 2 topless photos and both are of the same woman...and not impressive.


21 posted on 05/20/2012 10:05:56 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: null and void
By your reasoning, the second two rapists were fully justified weren’t they?

No. The woman was naked for reasons beyond her control. Hers was not a lack of modesty, but simple physical exigency. However, any woman who wantonly parades about naked -- in violation of every acceptable norm of civilization -- can lay no claim to the protections of civilization, nor can she fairly expect men to subdue instincts she herself refuses to subdue.

22 posted on 05/20/2012 10:26:49 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: mamelukesabre
Otherwise there would be no law against men going around totally nude.

There ARE laws against men going around totally nude. And for (arguably) the same reasons.

23 posted on 05/20/2012 10:28:19 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack
I see. A rapist is expected to determine why a woman is naked before he decides to rape her.

Oooooooooookay...

24 posted on 05/20/2012 10:39:02 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: IronJack

You are going to get flamed pretty bad unless you start delineating the degrees of the offenses. Going topless is not a crime as serious as rape. But even if it was, the rape would still require punishment. If you murder a jaywalker with your car you do not get a pass.


25 posted on 05/20/2012 10:53:36 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre; IronJack

Perhaps he is trying to prepare us for Sharia?


26 posted on 05/20/2012 11:25:08 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: null and void

I get his point. We are not animals but we do have some animal instincts. We all expect each other to keep our inner animal under control. Proper dress codes are part of it.

Put another way...I wouldn’t walk around a bad part of town with hundred dollar bills poking out of the top of my back pocket. And pretty girls should be careful what kind of men see their goodies.


27 posted on 05/20/2012 12:04:20 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

In principle, either activity should be safe.

In practice, don’t tease the animals...


28 posted on 05/20/2012 12:13:09 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: null and void

lol

I like that!


29 posted on 05/20/2012 12:28:22 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: null and void
A rapist is expected to determine why a woman is naked before he decides to rape her.

I think you have cause and effect confused. The man isn't a rapist until he rapes her. And if he -- like most men -- would inquire into why a woman was roaming the street naked, I think one could reasonably expect that a civilized human being would respond to a woman in need not by raping her but by offering her safety. On the other hand, a woman who was strutting around in public in her union suit has no moral high ground from which to accuse men of presumption, or to condemn them for wanton acts.

A woman parading around in public should not necessarily be a candidate for rape, nor should such a rape be considered innocuous. But her nudity certainly creates an extenuating circumstance, and could even preclude a conviction. On the other hand, it is clearly a violation of decency for her to appear naked.

And to equate common modesty with sharia is not only an ad absurdum argument, it is a childish oversimplification.

30 posted on 05/20/2012 1:19:47 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack

Oversimplification?

Perhaps.

But you and Sharia seem agree that rape is the woman’s fault.


31 posted on 05/20/2012 1:26:41 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1216 of our ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still/before the storm])
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To: null and void
you and Sharia seem agree that rape is the woman’s fault.

I said that a woman who was parading around town wantonly naked did not deserve civilization's protection. That's hardly the same as saying she deserves to be raped or that her rape is her fault. It certainly is a far cry from endorsing sharia.

But if helps you to reduce the argument to that logical absurdity, feel free.

32 posted on 05/20/2012 3:09:48 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: mamelukesabre
Agreed. The old National Geographic term, "pendulous dugs" comes to mind...
33 posted on 05/20/2012 5:54:44 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: TXnMA

how did you find that pic? I couldn’t find it.


34 posted on 05/20/2012 6:56:46 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: IronJack

Dude!

Most of us agree with you up to 99%.

Its that last 1% you are losing us. Almost all women deserve our protection. Some may not deserve our empathy though.

I would do my best to protect a naked whore in a den of disgusting booger eating goat humping perverts. I would not risk my life too awfully much on her behalf. I would risk quite a bit more to save my sister from such a fate(or all of my life) I would risk a lot to save my neighbors pretty young teenage daughter from such a fate. But I would make an effort for almost any woman in that instance.

afterwards whether I was successful or not I would want justice and i would want those booger eating goat humping animals put to death.

There is a difference between what I am saying and what you are saying.

This is my opinion.


35 posted on 05/20/2012 7:10:20 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

Weird Laws: Nudity Legal in San Francisco

http://blog.lawinfo.com/2011/09/09/weird-laws-nudity-legal-in-san-francisco/


36 posted on 05/20/2012 7:13:03 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: TXnMA
Mousey as hell.

And her 'charms' are quite deflated for her young age.

Of course, I wouldn't be Laz if I didn't say I'd hit it.

37 posted on 05/20/2012 7:20:27 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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To: null and void; IronJack
Interesting points.

But I just want some sex.

38 posted on 05/20/2012 7:23:46 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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To: mamelukesabre
If you murder a jaywalker with your car you do not get a pass.

I did.

But then again, I'm Batman.

39 posted on 05/20/2012 7:25:59 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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To: mamelukesabre

I must have looked farther down the GI page than you did...


40 posted on 05/20/2012 7:29:15 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Lazamataz

yeah, and I hope you did not use for your defense “ he was a jaywalker so I mowed him down cuz he deserved it for being in the road”.


41 posted on 05/20/2012 7:31:36 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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