NC town decides not to ban saggy pants

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SELMA, N.C. — The North Carolina town of Selma has decided it won’t ban saggy pants after the town attorney said the ban may be unconstitutional.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that members of Selma’s Town Council have decided to put the issue behind them for now.

The town had previously discussed banning saggy pants.  Selma Town Council member William Overby made the proposal.

But now, saggy pants will remain little more than an unpunishable fashion offense.

The town attorney thought it might be unconstitutional. Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver said there are technical issues, such as where is a person’s waist.

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