-Approach, seek, or follow a person if that conduct is intended, or likely to cause, a reasonable person to (i) fear bodily harm to oneself or another, (ii) fear damage to or loss of property, or (iii) be intimidated;
-Intentionally or recklessly touch or cause physical contact with another person without that person’s consent if the touching or physical conduct is likely to cause a reasonable person to feel restrained or intimidated;
-Intentionally or recklessly block the safe or free passage of a person or vehicle by any means, including unreasonably causing a pedestrian or vehicle operator to take evasive action to avoid physical contact. Acts authorized by a lawfully issued permit shall not constitute obstruction of pedestrian traffic for purposes of this section; or
-Intentionally or recklessly use obscene, abusive, or threatening language, or gestures, toward a person.
Many of these specifications are completely subjective, and having such an open-ended ordinance would allow Clevelanders to call the cops on any behavior that makes them afraid, even if the fearful person is absolutely in the wrong.
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