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Captions about the fine points of the New Laws.

What the Hell?

I just saw this article. It’s… I don’t know what to say. See for yourself.

Dispute over nudity in Shelburne takes an unusual turn

If you haven’t been to Shelburne lately it may come as a surprise to learn that Vermont has no law against public nudity as such. Many communities, including Burlington, do have local ordinances against it, but Shelburne is not one of them.

Such an oversight can easily go unnoticed for many years, but since we first reported on the issue in 2021, an increasing number of self proclaimed nudists have taken to enjoying Shelburne’s streets and parks au naturel. Recently the situation has gained enough notoriety that it became an unintended tourist attraction of sorts, drawing nudists from out of town, and even out of state. Believe it or not, this isn’t the first time something like this happened, either. In 2007, Brattleboro finally put an end to a similar nudity problem with an emergency ordinance. Continue reading →

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