Monday, July 2, 2007

Reverend Billy in the news...

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Reverend Billy Arrested For Reciting The First Amendment
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An antic activist who said he was sticking up for cyclists' rights was arrested while loudly reciting the First Amendment, according to police and the activist.

Lawyer Normal Siegel, who said he witnessed Talen's arrest near Manhattan's Union Square and planned to represent him, portrayed the arrest as paradoxical.

``Reverend Billy has a First Amendment Right to recite the First Amendment,'' he said.
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UPDATE: more on the story and video at CBS news.