[Harp-L] Support 1st Amendment Rights of (Harmonica) Street Performers/Buskers
Hello everyone, my friend Rick Bocook aka: Harpman Hatter is a one man wrecking crew against the local ordinances in Spokane, WA that discriminate against street musicians. He will be spearheading a demonstration this Saturday, April 3 in Spokane, WA, please support Harpman in any way that you can.
Event: Musicians Demonstration
Date: Sat. April 3, 12 noon
Where: Riverfront Park, Spokane, WA
Knowing Rick, I am sure that some harmonica music will be played! Go Harpman Hatter, go!
"The ability to play a musical instrument or sing in a public place and solicit funds are forms of expression that are protected by the First Amendment."
THE PARK IS A RECOGNIZED PUBLIC FORUM WITH THIS UN-CONSTITUTIONAL RULE/LAW DIRECTED TOWORDS A SPECIFIC CLASS OF PEOPLE MUSICIANS AND OTHER PERFORMERS SPOKANE MUNICIPAL CODE 10.10.040 Public Park.
B. Except when done in places designated and in the manner prescribed by rule, regulation, or special permission of the park board or department, no person may:
1. Solicit Donations or Collections, such as for Entertainment by Strolling Musicians or other Performers, or peddle or hawk any goods or services;
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