Louisiana town votes to ban saggy pants

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TERREBONNE PARISH, La. — A town in Louisiana has voted to outlaw saggy pants.

WGNO reported that the Terrebonne Parish Council voted to ban pants hanging below the waist in an eight-to-one vote Wednesday night.

First time offenders will be fined $50. A second offense is $100 and a third is $150.

Those for banning saggy pant said the law sends a guiding message to young people that saggy pants is bad behavior.

Those against saggy pants said the fashion trend is freedom of expression and the ordinance is unconstitutional.

Source: WGNO.

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