Raves will be banned in California, if legislation introduced Wednesday by Assemblywoman Fiona Ma (D- San Francisco) is passed.
Ma wants to ban the events on public property and require promoters hosting the events on private property to have a license to rave.
“Raves foster an environment that threatens the health and safety of our youth,” said Ma. She calls her bill, AB 74, “the first step toward eliminating these dangerous events.”
If Raves Are Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Have Raves
Rave promoter Jason Sperling sees things differently.
“If electronic music is criminalized, our government will succeed in alienating a generation of Californians and simply drive dance parties underground — a less regulated, less safe, less sane situation than we have today,” said Sperling.
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