Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 22, 2007
In Reply to: Mopery with intent to gawk posted by Roger Paige on March 22, 2007
: It seems to be an imaginative petty criminal charge with some basis in historic reality. Maybe. I think. Ever heard of it?
This was/is often used by the authorities (Mussolini Republican guys in black suits with no id ) against anti-war demonstrators here in the US of A.
It's a perfect way to pick up and bring in a troublemaker who isn't actually committing any crimes, harass him, and let him go.
During the Republican Convention in 04 they even charged me with contributing to the delinquency of a minor--my daughters were with me.
More at the link below.