Flint police officers attempt to “crack down” on sagging pants by enforcing a dress code that requires all residents to wear their pants specifically at their waistline. Now, Chief Administrator of Flint’s PD, David Dicks believes pants sagging to be a “national nuisance,” he tells the Free Press. Dicks also thinks pants-sagging is “indecent exposure” and “disorderly conduct”; he wants to put an end to it once and for all. From now on, if you are caught violating this law, you will be subject to 93 days to a year in jail and/or $500 in fine payments.
In my opinion, I think this is both time wasting and unnecessary. Surely there must be greater and more important laws to enforce? To dictate how a person should wear their clothes inside their community, other than in a corporate setting, is an unjust and class-less law at best. Unless Flint PD plans on administrating belts, as ludicrous as that sounds, I do not see the saggy-pants thing going away anytime soon. To say pants-sagging is indecent and disorderly, that is your personal opinion, but it is not not right to speak for everyone as a consensus. And do not stuff your fundamental views or values down the throats of people who were raised differently than you or are in a completely different generation. If pants-sagging is not hurting anyone it is not disorderly; if pants-sagging is not suggesting anything lewd/sexual it is not indecent. I think that this is a perfect example of innocent citizens of these United States getting their rights stripped of them; this country is slowly but surely becoming a harsh dictatorship. Pretty soon there is going to more frivolous laws stating how you should look, dress, and appeal to standards. Oh, wait, there are laws like that already!
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