too many people around to toss it....
Also here is a history of Vagrancy Laws in Virginia:The crime of vagrancy has deep historical roots in American law and legal culture. Originating in 16th-century England, vagrancy laws came to the New World with the colonists and soon proliferated throughout the British colonies and, later, the United States. Vagrancy laws took myriad forms, generally making it a crime to be poor, idle, dissolute, immoral, drunk, lewd, or suspicious. Vagrancy laws often included prohibitions on loitering—wandering around without any apparent lawful purpose—though some jurisdictions criminalized loitering separately. Taken together, vaguely worded vagrancy, loitering, and suspicious persons laws targeted objectionable “out of place” people rather than any particular conduct. They served as a ubiquitous tool for maintaining hierarchy and order in American society. Their application changed alongside perceived threats to the social fabric, at different times and places targeting the unemployed, labor activists, radical orators, cultural and sexual nonconformists, racial and religious minorities, civil rights protesters, and the poor. By the mid-20th century, vagrancy laws served as the basis for hundreds of thousands of arrests every year. But over the course of just two decades, the crime of vagrancy, virtually unquestioned for four hundred years, unraveled. Profound social upheaval in the 1960s produced a concerted effort against the vagrancy regime, and in 1972, the US Supreme Court invalidated the laws. Local authorities have spent the years since looking for alternatives to the many functions vagrancy laws once served.
I wouldn't be surprised if the two things are connected. When I first became aware of this group (about a year ago) I would see posts like "Vagrant heading towards St Augustine!" when literally it was just some black dude on a bike..... most of them are pretty right leaning with some pretty "enlightened" views on race, gender, immigration etc.....
Also the history of "Vagrants" and "Vagrancy" in the US has it's roots in racism and control of poor people.
... Say what? Anti-Trump means there's a 99% chance they're anti-confederate? That absolutely cannot be right. Sorry to call you out on shit so often but come on dude, you really believe that? Do you wear confederate flag bandanas in your regular everyday life? Just curious. Also, how do you get the impression these people are anti Trump in the first place? I'd bet your life on it every single one of them voted Trump.On a political and heritage note, maybe if I walk around St. Augustine wearing a Confederate flag bandana over my head, that should be more than enough to piss them off! If they're anti-Trump, 99% chance they're also anti-Confederate. And I would love to record their faces on video as I laugh at their stupidity!
Do you wear confederate flag bandanas in your regular everyday life?
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