Author Topic: Florida city repeals 'saggy pants' law critics claimed unfairly targeted African Americans  (Read 85 times)

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A south Florida city has repealed an ordinance against saggy pants, after critics argued that the law unfairly targeted African Americans.

The Opa-locka City Commission voted 4-1 during a video conference Wednesday to repeal that ordinance and another that extended the law to include women who exposed undergarments, the Miami Herald reported.

The law stood for 13 years, with some critics arguing that it was unnecessary from the beginning.

“I was never in support of it, even as a resident,” Vice Mayor Chris Davis, who sponsored the repeal, told the Herald. “I felt it disproportionately affected a certain segment of our population, which is young African American men.”

Commissioner Alvin Burke, the only member to oppose the repeal, argued that the law did not “target our young Black men,” but was intended to “uplift” them.
Any political party that can't cough up anything better than a treacherous brain-damaged old vulture like Joe Biden deserves every beating it gets.

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Yeah, let's keep encouraging them to be at the bottom rung of society.

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