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Don't be so quick to criticize the ACLU

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Foo Fighter, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. Foo Fighter

    Foo Fighter Benched

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    Because sometimes they fight the good fight.

    And who is this Derrick Shepard clown? Okay...boxer shorts? Sure...jailable offense.

    But don't take away the thongs...good god man, it's all we've got left!

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    Louisiana May Ban Low-Slung Pants
    Fri Apr 23, 7:37 AM ET



    BATON ROUGE, La. - People who wear low-slung pants that expose skin or "intimate clothing" would face a fine of up to $500 and possible jail time under a bill filed by a Jefferson Parish lawmaker.



    State Rep. Derrick Shepherd said he filed the bill because he was tired of catching glimpses of boxer shorts and G-strings over the lowered belt lines of young adults.

    The bill would punish anyone caught wearing low-riding pants with a fine of as much as $500 or as many as six months in jail, or both.

    "I'm sick of seeing it," said Shepherd, a first-term legislator. "The community's outraged. And if parents can't do their job, if parents can't regulate what their children wear, then there should be a law."

    The bill would be tacked onto the state's obscenity law, which restricts sexual activity in public places and the sale of sexually explicit items.

    Joe Cook, head of the American Civil Liberties Union (news - web sites)'s Louisiana chapter, said the bill probably does not meet the U.S. Supreme Court (news - web sites)'s standard for the prohibition of obscene behavior under the First Amendment.

    "What about a woman who is wearing a bathing suit under her garment or she has something like a sarong wrapped around her and it's below her waist," he said. "I can think of a lot of workers, plumbers, who are working and expose their buttocks ..."

    LMAO

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    Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://WWW.TIMESPICAYUNE.COM
  2. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    I have heard that old joke Crack Kills when someone's butt crack is showing....now I guess down there you can say Crack gets you fined :p
  3. jamez25

    jamez25 Active Member

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    crack is a helluva drug
  4. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    :lol: That was a good one.
  5. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    I agree. Nice one.
  6. RatisBeast

    RatisBeast Chevy Guy

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    that guy was tired of seeing g-strings ? :confused: We need to stop all this "power" we are giving the gay people. Really a stupid law if you ask me.
  7. Tio

    Tio Armchair QB

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    You sir are politically incorrect! ;)
  8. RatisBeast

    RatisBeast Chevy Guy

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    That's my middle name.... :D

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