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Denim Day in Aroostook County

Denim Day at the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
Denim Day at the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
Posted April 02, 2013, at 5:26 p.m.
Denim Day at Hodgdon High School
Denim Day at Hodgdon High School
Denim Day at Houlton High School
Denim Day at Houlton High School
Denim Day at the Greater Houlton Christian Academy
Denim Day at the Greater Houlton Christian Academy

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 8:11 a.m. to 8:11 a.m.

Location: Denim Day in Aroostook County

For more information: Maliseet Domestic and Sexual Violence Advocacy Center; 207-532-3000

TODAY is Denim Day in the County. DENIM DAY HISTORY

In 1999 the Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans at the time of the assault. The justices stated that the victim must have helped her attacker remove her jeans, from which inferred consent. People all around the world were outraged. Wearing jeans on this anniversary became an international symbol of protest

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