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Photos: Topless Women March For Equal Rights In Venice (NSFW)

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A mass of shirtless women descended on Venice Beach this afternoon to fight for their right to go topless.

The march in Venice is part of International Topless Day, which was founded in 2007 by Rael. The spiritual leader of the Raelian Movement claims women have a constitutional right to be able to go topless in public and on the beach just like men. The slogan for the event is "FREE YOUR BREASTS! FREE YOUR MIND!" The LAPD typically lets protesters be, just as it has for the annual naked bike ride.

And as light-hearted as today's march was, women trying to breastfeed their babies or pump milk still regularly run into trouble with employers and others whose delicate sensibilities are offended during feeding time.

NSFW Photos: Women March Topless at Venice Beach for Equal Rights
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