Filippi: Erie tattoo parlors should b...

Filippi: Erie tattoo parlors should be protected under First Amendment

There are 4 comments on the Erie Times-News story from Sep 24, 2010, titled Filippi: Erie tattoo parlors should be protected under First Amendment. In it, Erie Times-News reports that:

Former Erie Mayor Rick Filippi is turning to California and the First Amendment in his fight to keep some city tattoo parlors open.

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Idiots

Beachwood, OH

#1 Sep 24, 2010
Yeah, because we want downtown Erie to look like more of a shithole.. Go crawl back under a rock, Rick.
RobbMcC

Erie, PA

#2 Sep 25, 2010
Oh boy- ONE tattoo parlor on state street, thats REALLY taking away from the scenery there......
Lady Luck

AOL

#3 Sep 25, 2010
It is the only industry that we have left in this town!
As I See It

Erie, PA

#4 Sep 25, 2010
RobbMcC wrote:
Oh boy- ONE tattoo parlor on state street, thats REALLY taking away from the scenery there......
You're right on the mark. Question: How can one tattoo parlor take away from Erie's downtown scenery ? Answer: There would have to be a presence of pleasant scenery in the first place for a tattoo parlor to take away from anything !
What do you suppose people from out of town think when traveling through downtown Erie ? One only has to start with that great vacant hole known as the old Koehler Building and proceed northward. That area around 18th -16th and State is always an attractive spot too. Let's not forget the blocks between 13th and 7th on State Street either, beautiful, just beautiful !
How could I leave out that section where McDonald's sits, that stretch on the west side of the main drag. Impressive and oozing with vitality.
Mostly however, out of town visitors are likely to travel over 12th Street from the airport and I'll bet they can't get over the awesome and memorable views from that ride. I'm sure we can all agree that placing a tattoo parlor would indeed be detrimental to the beauty that has been carefully cultivated in and around our beloved downtown.

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