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PubDef Video: “The Town That Couldn’t Sag”

November 16th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

On Monday, Pine Lawn became the first town in Missouri to ban sagging pants.

According to the ordinance, pants are illegally sagging if they show underwear or skin below the waist. This law applies to males and females.

Those who violate the law face a $100 fine and the parents of violating minors can be charged $500 or sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Mayor Sylvester Caldwell says he received complaints about the fashion from elderly members of the community. Also, he thinks the law will make Pine Lawn more appealing to developers, although no developers specifically said they had a problem with excessively loose pants. Read more…

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