Southern town bans sagging pants

Ordinance passed 5-1

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Timmonsville, South Carolina just passed a new town ordinance making it illegal to wear sagging pants.


According to the Associated Press, wearing trousers, pants or shorts that intentionally show a person's underwear is punishable by fine.


The ordinance passed 5-1 Tuesday, and also includes a ban on nudity. The city's council members claim the rule is to help "young people make better choices."