Category Archives: Curfews


Make your own stickers! Making stickers is easy. First print out the sticker templates, then photocopy the templates on to 8.5 x 11 inch labels, and finally cut each full sheet label into 8 individual stickers…more Fight Back Against Your

DC Curfew Protest, Sept. 30th

In an interview tonight, David Grossman, the protest organizer, said that the organizational meeting for Thursday night’s protest drew more than 10 people. The protest will begin at 10:30 pm with a candlelight vigil, hopefully appear on the 11 o’clock

Curfews—unfair, ineffective, and unconstitutional

When the Declaration of Independence was written over 200 years ago we called ourselves free. But African-Americans stood helpless in the shackles of slavery. When Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation, again we called ourselves free. But women were barred

Alaska LP’s anti-curfew efforts

It is now two years since Alaskans voted against a referendum to repeal a city curfew but the local Libertarian Party has no plans to stop protesting the law. Alaskan LP members are distributing “Ban the Curfew” stickers to teenagers

Alaska teenagers sue city over curfew

On June 18, three teenagers in Alaska sued the city of Anchorage for violating their rights with a curfew. Brenna Riordan, David Treacy and Sam Williford, with the help of ACLU attorney, Mark Rindner, are seeking to have the law

Federal appeals court allows D.C. curfew

The federal appeals court for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the D.C. curfew does not violate the rights of teenagers or their parents. The opinion, which was supported by nine of the eleven judges on the court, concluded that the

Supreme Court strikes down loitering law

The Supreme Court ruled that a Chicago anti-loitering law is unconstitutional because it violated one’s first Amendment right to assemble peaceably. This ruling indicates that the Supreme Court may eventually rule that curfews, which also indirectly restrict public gatherings, are

Politicians ban typical teenage hang-outs

Pacific Beach is a great town in California but it does not have a movie theater. Most people think that the movie chains considered Pacific Beach but then decided that the town could not support a movie theater. The truth

Judge suspends West New York curfew

After being fined $100, ordered to perform more than 30 hours of community service, and finally handcuffed on her way to a relative’s house, Taisha Betancourt decided to protest her local curfew in the courts. A judge responded to her

Boring little town

Well, of course to start with, our town has a set 10:00 curfew for those under the age 16. But, the cops around here drive the “strip” (the place where everyone drives around and just talks to each other or