Selma Abandons Proposed Ban On Saggy Pants

SELMA, N.C. (AP) -- Members of Selma's Town Council have decided against some belt-tightening measures and are putting the issue behind them for now.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( ) the town has dropped its attempt to place a ban on saggy pants. As a result, they 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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