Saggy Pants Ban in Effect in New Jersey

A man seen sagging his pants in Wildwood, N.J. ©Associated Press

Penns Grove, N.J. and St. Louis, MO are joining New Jersey beach town Wildwood in an attempt to “encourage family values” and instituting a ban on saggy pants.

Wildwood has had the ban in effect since July. Men seen wearing their pants low enough to reveal their underwear will be fined $25 in Penns Grove. The ban is not in effect yet in St. Louis””lawmakers are discussing a bill to ban the style, adding that it will aid in crime prevention efforts.

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