At about a. The first caller was a woman who was jogging in the park; she asked the man if he was OK. About a. Deputies at the park responding to the first call then found Schuyler Stephen Werner, 20, near the meadow. He became aggressive, charged a deputy and attempted to assault him, the release said. Werner was taken to the ground and handcuffed, and no one was injured. Bend Fire Department medics assessed the condition of Werner, who was taken to St. Charles Bend by ambulance for further evaluation.
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E ach summer presents new opportunities for never-been-dones: Rock climb at Smith Rock State Park, in the buff. Sunbathe while naked and dozing by a secluded Cascade lake. Play ultimate frisbee while topless—or bottomless—with friends in Drake Park. Consider these perfectly legal ways to ease tan lines and demonstrate your body positivity during these sunny days in Central Oregon. While these skin-baring activities are legal, authorities say, it's your behavior while naked that can get you in trouble. That might include having sex in public view or intentionally trying to arouse someone. But if you mind your manners and are considerate of other clothed citizens, you can enjoy the sensation of sunshine and breeze on every inch of your birthday suit. While art criticism distinguishes between nudity and nakedness, we will use the terms interchangeably. Bend does not have a particular ordinance against nakedness—so, Oregon law is Bend law.
Nudity is sometimes used as a tactic during a protest to attract media and public attention to a cause , and sometimes promotion of public nudity is itself the objective of a nude protest. The tactic has been used by other groups later in the century, especially after the s. Like public nudity in general, the cultural and legal acceptance of nudity as a tactic in protest also varies around the world. Some opponents of any public nudity claim that it is indecent , especially when it can be viewed by children; while others argue that it is a legitimate form of expression covered by the right to free speech. Even in places where public nudity is tolerated, it is still unexpected enough that its use by activists as a deliberate tactic is often successful in attracting publicity from the media. Some nude activism is not to promote a particular cause, but rather to promote public nudity itself, or to change community perceptions of the naked human body, or as an expression of a personal desire to be nude in public. See below.