Category Archives: illegal

Free the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

The Amsterdam Tattoo Museum is the first museum that is totally dedicated to tattooing. It shows the world’s largest Tattoo collection, collected by Henk ‘Hanky Panky’ Schiffmacher. Right in the heart of the Red Light District Hanky Panky has been … Continue reading

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Arizona Supreme Court Rules that Tattoos are “Freedom of Expression”

Tattoos are a form of expression protected by the First Amendment, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion in favor of a couple who sought to open a tattooing business. The decision conflicts with other court decisions that … Continue reading

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Man gets jail time and 200 lashes for tattooing women in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — A Lebanese man nicknamed the “tattoo king” has been sentenced to one year in prison and 200 lashes in the conservative Muslim kingdom, a Saudi newspaper reported on Tuesday. “Investigations revealed the Lebanese had been practicing … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Law Enforcement attend Tattoo Seminar

First 12 News in Oklahoma reported on an interesting event that took place in Ardmore this past weekend. Law enforcement officials attended a seminar on tattoos in order to see how more understanding could assist them in solving crimes and … Continue reading

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Tennessee Senate and House pass new Tattoo Law

We reported earlier on a Webster, MA law that was passed to allow 14-year olds to get tattooed in order to prevent them from getting tattooed by scratchers – which makes no fuckin sense at all. Well, now Nashville, TN … Continue reading

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Pimp in Madrid Tattoos Barcodes on Young Girls

Such a sad and unfortunately true story reported to us by CNN. A Spanish National Police investigation into two Madrid prostitution rings led to the rescue of a captive 19-year-old woman who was tattooed with a barcode on her wrist … Continue reading

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Singer Erykah Badu Banned in Malaysia over Allah Tattoo

The Muslim-majority Malaysia on Tuesday banned a planned concert by Erykah Badu after a photograph appeared showing the Grammy-winning singer with the Arabic word for Allah written on her body. The American R&B singer was scheduled to perform Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, but some … Continue reading

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