Colo. Nudists Fight to Garden in the Buff

Housing group to change rules, require clothes
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2010 4:27 PM CDT

(Newser) – In response to a couple who gardens wearing only thongs and gloves, a Colorado housing authority says it will draft new rules requiring that residents stay dressed when outside their homes. Robert and Catharine Pierce, who have a sign on their front door reading " This is a naturalist household, " are within the law, but other Boulder residents have complained about them for years.

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Robert Pierce says Boulder Housing Partners will fail in its push to get them to cover up. "They're making a big mistake," he tells the Daily Camera. He argues that since because group contracts with the city, it can't enforce rules stricter than the city code. "If they receive a dollar of government money, they can't discriminate against us," Pierce said. "If they want a challenge, they'll get a challenge."
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