Leave the spray paint and fat markers at home.
Wichita City Council members passed a new law today that bans people from carrying spray paint, broad-tipped markers and a variety of other potential graffiti tools on public property or within 100 feet of it. It also bans stores from selling the materials to anyone under the age of 18.
If caught and convicted, violators face a $250 to $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail. Police would need to have probable cause to search people for the banned materials, and they say the law won’t stop children from carrying normal, school-approved markers. Read More