Protester Jailed for Exposing Breast in Virginia

Michelle Sutherland, dressed in costume as Virtus (Virtue), a figure on the Virginia state seal, was arrested while advocating for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and initially held without bail in Virginia.  After three days, her lawyer was able to secure her release from jail.  Her arrest and confinement was for a single count of misdemeanor indecent exposure.  It still stands.  The Washington Post story is at

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