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Should the ban on public murals be lifted?

by Take Two

Building mural dedicated to Danny Trejo in his hometown of Pacoima, Ca. Courtesy Tattoo Nation Movie

Drive around Los Angeles and you're likely to notice the ornate and colorful murals that occupy public spaces.

One might argue that this public art beautifies the city, but new public murals have been prohibited in the city since 2003. On August 28 the Los Angeles City Council is expected to debate the regulation, and many are hoping that they will overturn the ban.  

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