Garage Article About BIL

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Apple Paltrow-Martin, Kacey Musgraves and the members of the ‘Barefoot is Legal’ organization say yes.

On a sunny spring morning a week or so ago, I was waiting for the B69 bus in Prospect Heights—a neighborhood where… […]

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Michigan 25 News Article About BIL

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Trooper Alyson Burch with the Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain Post says that it’s completely legal!

Trooper Burch says that there is nothing in the Michigan Vehicle Code that requires shoes. […]

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Mel Magazine Article about BIL

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The Facebook group that’s dedicated to spreading the gospel that no shoes is no crime

In 1992, Dave Kelman was 20 years old and working a food service job at a hotel in Las Vegas. He wore Doc Martens boots, then a slip-resistant staple among people working in kitchens. Wrapping up a shift one day, he spilled boiling water on his feet, and the scalding liquid got trapped in his shoes. The burns were bad enough to hospitalize him for 13 days. […]

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Philly Voice Article on BIL

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The non-profit group Barefoot Is Legal is encouraging Americans to go out in public barefoot this weekend and take a photo for its ‘I Did It Barefoot’ challenge.

It all comes down to standing up for their freedom.

The protagonists in this tale are tens of thousands of people who’d like to go anywhere […]

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BuzzFeed Article About BIL

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A Growing Facebook Group Advocates For People Being Barefoot In Public. Here’s All You Need To Know About Them. “Barefoot Is Legal” is a growing community on social media hoping to destigmatize being barefoot everywhere. Its members have their facts and memes. And they’re ready to recruit. […]

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Job Posting: Instagram Manager

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Job Posting – 11/06/2018 Instagram Manager Requirements: Have an excellent understanding of how Instagram works, and how to make it work for our organization. Able to commit to regular posts on Instagram to help us grow. Trustworthy with data & personal information. Have regular access to a cell phone or something that is Instagram compliant […]

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No Shoe More Service

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Article submitted by Nexia Monae. “Put your shoes on before you go outside.” “Where are your shoes?” “Going outside without shoes is disgusting!” These phrases are just the base of commentary I’ve heard since I was just a child. You can use your imagination on the things I hear now [insert awkward wink]. So why don’t […]

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Online health guru Dr. Axe gives more good advice on Plantar Fasciitis

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Re: 5 Plantar Fasciitis Natural Remedies + 5 Key Stretches “Roughly 10 percent of the adult population suffers from the type of heel pain known as plantar fasciitis. (1) Plantar fasciitis is caused by inflammation of the thick fascia tissues of the heels. It’s a common running injury and usually triggered due to overuse of […]

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Treating Plantar Fasciitis With Essential Oils

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Plantar Fasciitis is a serious foot pain condition that afflicts some people, barefoot or not.  We’ve found some good advice: Re: Treating Plantar Fasciitis With Essential Oils “Dealing with chronic heel pain from Plantar Fasciitis isn’t easy. And some of the treatments Google may have offered you don’t look like a walk in the park […]

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I Did it Barefoot Challenge

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February 4, 2017 Las Vegas, NV – Barefoot Is Legal has announced the #IDidItBarefootChallenge. This challenge takes place Friday, March 24th though Sunday March 26th. The #IDidItBarefootChallenge empowers everyone to go into at least one business barefoot during this 3 day weekend. Give yourself bonus points for sharing this on a “selfie” or a video. […]

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Tips for Effective Social Media Marketing

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While spending time online, I see many glaring mistakes many people make when trying to peddle their products over the Internet. Most people are untested in the sales field, and have not learned the fine art of making a sale. In turn, their potential customer base will unsubscribe and unfriend over improperly trying to “make […]

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2017 BIL Goals

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For this coming year, Barefoot is Legal has the following goals. We would love to have you come aboard and make them happen. 25,000 members on Facebook by Dec 31 2017 500 people donating in the year to causes At least 10 Outings where members do outreach (flea markets, farmers markets, festivals, etc) 500 active […]

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Why You Should let your Kids go Barefoot Outside

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There’s a kid running around the playground, laughing like the other kids, but the only difference is that he’s barefoot. Are you this child’s parent, beaming at him as he enjoys his day, or are you the parent of another child, with shoes securely tied? Regardless of where you stand, there are a great number […]

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Cold Footing

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Winter is not a great time for going barefoot. Cold temps make going outside unpleasant and without footwear could even be dangerous. However, it doesn’t mean we have to go completely shod until warmer days return. During the colder months, we use tools to keep warm when outside. Coats, hats, gloves and more are common […]

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Goals of Barefoot is Legal

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Our 2016 Mission should first and foremost be about awareness. Most people have no clue there are ZERO laws about our lifestyle choice. Plus, it is very healthy to be barefoot in most common settings. With that said, our goals here should be as follows: 2500 members by end of 2016 Having at LEAST 500 […]

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Barefoot Halloween

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With the arrival of October, stores are full of Halloween candy, and costumes. Parents are looking fir kid’s costumes and possibly even their own. With all the dressing up to grab candy, make bare feet part of the outfit. Halloween is an occasion where you expect different attire of all sorts. Even if you’re uneasy […]

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Barefoot for All

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A quick search on the internet will find several health benefits for going barefoot. Being able to walk correctly and proper foot development are just a few of the benefits of shedding shoes. However, what about people that are unable to walk and use a wheelchair to get around? Going sans footwear can be helpful […]

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Late Summer

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With August now upon us, it often means the end of summer is near and for many kids, back to school. However, that doesn’t mean barefoot summer days must also end. State and county fairs are often still going on in late summer and these are great times to extend barefoot trails. While walking around […]

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Free Summer Feet

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It is mid June and summer is in full swing in the US. Kids are off from school, families are taking vacations, and spending time outdoors. With the warm weather, sandals and flip-flops are seen everywhere, but it’s a great time to go barefoot. With families spending time at home and visiting friends, make a […]

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Active Feet

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With outdoor activities in full swing in the US, this is a great opportunity to be barefoot outdoors and spread barefoot awareness. Sports Activities such as karate and swimming are normally done barefoot, but those aren’t the only ones. Other sports like baseball, soccer, track, rugby, and more can all be done without footwear. In […]

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What is Grounding, or Earthing?

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A recent health trend shows that connecting bare feet with the ground helps improve health and have several benefits. Taking a barefoot walk in nature not only increases sensory perception, but helps the entire body. Read more about this emerging study at What is “Grounding” or “Earthing”? […]

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Successful Letter Writing Tips

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For various reasons, businesses look at those who shop without shoes on as doing something wrong. Whether it is personal preference, “health codes” (which do not exist), “insurance reasons” (once again, insurance is not raised or lowered based on shoes). Usually, the case is that people are evicted from storefronts due to a lack of […]

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Season Change

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Wherever you live, the seasonal change is beginning to occur. In the northern hemisphere, winter is coming to an end with spring just around the corner. For barefooters, that can mean a long winter of wearing footwear is coming to an end. In several parts of the world, you can go barefoot all year. It […]

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Right to Bare Feet – At Work

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Over the past couple decades, work dress codes have relaxed in Corporate America. Most employees are no longer required to wear suits and ties for non-customer facing jobs. Many jobs have eased the slacks requirement for jeans. Offices for the most part have let nylons go the way of the dinosaur. While the corporate world […]

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Spreading Barefoot Awareness

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We are making a new web site to help spread awareness of barefooting. Not only is going barefoot healthier for kids and adults, it’s also legal. By promoting barefooting, we hope more people will enjoy better health and enjoy a better experience of the ground beneath them. Look around as we add more information in […]

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