They had stumbled across the story and thought the judge and the police were being, “completely ridiculous” so they decided to flex their capitalist muscles and do something about it:
They are selling this T-shirt in their online store and they will give $5.00 from each one to Ayla’s legal defense fund (if she needs it). They’ve only printed up 50 of them, so I’d head over and buy one if you’re interested.
The shop’s home page currently reads, “It’s not as cool as braking with a stick, but it might help Ayla out.”
I have a hunch that Ayla will appeal and will need the money, but even if she and her lawyer decide not to, I think any cash raised from these shirts should go to the Portland United Messenger Association.
And just a quick update on how that story has spread around the web. So far, at least 79 blogs have linked to the post, and according to my traffic stats it has been viewed nearly 23,000 times (twice the amount of the first Jammin 95.5 post).