Tuesday, April 2, 2013; 8:11 a.m.
Location: Denim Day in Aroostook County, , ,
Contact: 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