Attire — April 15, 2013 at 13:37

The town issuing fines for saggy pants


Saggy pants

Two young men with low-slung, baggy jeans walk in Trenton, New Jersey.  Source: AP

Despite protests that the ban is unconstitutional, members of the Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana voted overwhelmingly to introduce the laws.

Violators will be fined $40 for a first offence, $100 for a second offence and face a further fine and 16 hours’ community service if they are caught a third time.

Officials said they imposed the ban for the “general welfare” of residents, with youth leader Diana Collins backing the move, saying it would allow young men to “look decent”. READ MORE

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