The Politics of Sitting In San Francisco

The Politics of Sitting In San Francisco
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Activists place DIY benches throughout San Francisco to protest city's Sit-Lie ordinance.

Lisa Baldini
  • 22 april 2011

Last November, San Francisco citizens voted in the the Sit-Lie ordinance that made it illegal to sit or lie in public spaces. Seeing that as a violation, an activist group has decided to protest this ordinance with guerilla-style bench installations, to which they also sent a letter to the San Francisco Bay Guardian explaining their position:

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