Wild Oats attacks free speech rights of local activist - and loses
20 Jun 2005 09:01 GMT
I went to the Division St Wild Oats to hand out flyers on Friday evening a little after 5. With only an hour's time before needing to leave, I got right to it, standing out at the curb and handing flyers to people going in and out of the store. It was going well, with a nice percentage of people generally interested and accepting the flyers.
I'd been outside for 15, maybe 20 minutes, when someone from the store came out and asked me to move down the street. It seems a customer had complained that they didn't want to be accosted while going into the store. I listened to her request, and said I am just handing flyers to people and declined to move.