And do certain businesses such as tattoo shops and stores selling drug paraphernalia create a bad impression for visitors? On Tuesday, planning commissioners tackled this issue after the Petaluma Downtown Association sent a letter earlier this year urging the city to revise zoning for businesses that have “a potentially offensive, blighting and/or deteriorating effect upon [...]
It has been a little more than a year since Montrose County imposed new regulations on tattoo and piercing businesses in regard to health concerns. Some local tattoo artists and shop owners are pleased that the area finally has some official standards in place, but others question whether the measures go far enough.
Tattoos are a form of expression protected by the First Amendment, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion in favor of a couple who sought to open a tattooing business. The decision conflicts with other court decisions that said tattooing was not expressive enough to trigger free-speech review.
The Body Art Expo, billed as the world’s largest tattoo convention, was held in Pavilion Nine on the fairgrounds in Pomona. Amid the sprawling fairground’s complex, cars were funneled into a small corner by the model railroad yard. Bands were set-up outside by the beer depot and the KROQ van. Inside were eight rows of [...]
Note to readers: If you have anything else to add to this list, please contact me. I want to hear your reasons for disliking tattoos since these are apparently just weak arguments from “the lowest common denominator” of people with negative opinions of tattoos. http://www.thetattooedengineer.com/?p=2405 I see a lot of arguments, questions or statements used [...]
Here is a great article to counter the story about young people not being hired because of tattoos. SHE has lolly pink hair, multiple piercings and a sleeve of tattoos, but that’s exactly what makes her so appealing to her coffee customers. Ashleigh Humphreys’ individuality is actually what some companies are looking for. It’s all [...]