Women bare breasts at Asheville topless rally

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A group of topless women marched to Asheville’s police department where they wore toy handcuffs for the city’s fourth annual Go Topless rally on Sunday.

About a dozen women bared their breasts for Asheville's fourth annual Go Topless rally. (Image: WLOS-TV via NDN)

About a dozen women bared their breasts for Asheville’s fourth annual Go Topless rally. (Image: WLOS-TV via NDN)

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that about a dozen women bared their breasts for the event.

The participants publically marched through Asheville, turning heads as they went, according to the paper.

Police said the event was peaceful and no problems were reported. Business operators that talked to the paper said the event did not hurt business.

North Carolina lawmakers have talked about trying to put an end to the event, but have failed to do so.

Organizers said it is to show support for the rights of women to go topless. The event has been known to attract more men than women.

Women are currently allowed to be topless in North Carolina, although it is banned in many cities.