08 Sep '11, 5am

San Francisco may soon require nudists to use a cloth or other barrier when they sit down in public for sanitary reasons

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Something could soon be coming between San Francisco's proud nudists and their unusual freedom to bare it all. Walking around naked is legal in the city under most circumstances, but a city supervisor concerned about public health and sanitation introduced legislation on Tuesday that would require the clothing averse to put a cloth or other barrier under their bottoms if they take a seat in public. Supervisor Scott Wiener's proposal would also require nudists to cover up in restaurants. 'What this does do,' Mr Weiner told the San Francisco Chronicle (http: bit.ly/rao7dr), 'is require that people show some basic courtesy and decency toward their fellow citizens when they are naked.' Mr Wiener represents the city's Castro District, where a group of men locals refer to as 'the naked guys' is known to strut its stuff, and some residents have grown weary of...

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