Atlanta Bill Would Outlaw Public Show of Underwear

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Atlanta Bill Would Outlaw Public Show of Underwear Atlanta City Council approves an ordinance against saggy pants sponsored by Atlanta Councilman C.T. Martin. Saggy pants have been a trend since the days when prisoners' belts were taken off and the prisoners' pants drooped down. Once teens who had been arrested were back on the street, they wore saggy pants to show the loss of a belt does not mean a loss of personal power. Other teens followed suit to show support. This behavior is still in. Young men dress in this way to show their personality and taste. It is just a matter of dressing. This society allows diversity. People can dress whatever and however they like. However, some people think this is
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Unformatted text preview: an indecent behavior, like Martin, he said “ Little children see it and want to adopt it, thinking it's the in thing. I don't want young people thinking that half-dressing is the way to go. I want them to think about their future." To those little children, Martin’s words seem to be overconcerned. Saramaat Johnson, a 14 year-old teenager, said she thinks the whole question of exposing underwear as a fashion statement is a matter of taste. “Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's not. It's something that can be done nicely, but other people can take it to the extreme and get ridiculous with it. And a lot of people are doing it."...
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2012 for the course TECOM 320 taught by Professor Ann during the Spring '06 term at SPSU.

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