Skinny-dipping – an old-fashioned rural tradition or a crime against humanity?

Posted Oct. 06, 2008, at 5:03 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2011, at 3:24 a.m.

Three people have been charged with public indecency for taking naked plunges into Moosehead Lake to win free sandwiches from a restaurant. Is the law being applied correctly? Would a jury of their peers find their nude bodies less than decent? Is nudity

more acceptable in the wilds of the Moosehead region than in, say, downtown Portland? Should cops start staking-out rural swimming holes?