Board approves 'saggy pants' ban

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 7:09 PM
Last updated 9:34 PM
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Richmond County school board members tightened the belt tonight on those who have been wearing so-called “saggy pants” to after-school events such as football games.

By a 9-1 vote, the board gave final approval to a policy that would ban people from attending such events if their pants sag so low their underwear is exposed.

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CorporalGripweed
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CorporalGripweed 11/17/09 - 07:16 pm
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Cool! It's about time. That's

Cool! It's about time. That's one of the most stupid looking fashion trends I've ever seen. Who wants to look at "yo nasty drawers"? Pull up yo pants fool!

wordpass
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wordpass 11/17/09 - 07:19 pm
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good!!!

good!!!

jasonpilgrim
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jasonpilgrim 11/17/09 - 07:30 pm
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Yippppeeeee!!!!! Now maybe we

Yippppeeeee!!!!! Now maybe we can get it passed so kids can't wear their pant like that in public too! "Pull yo' pants up"

Emerydan
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Emerydan 11/17/09 - 07:31 pm
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say NO to Crack.

say NO to Crack.

papadan
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papadan 11/17/09 - 07:37 pm
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Who was the no vote? Vote

Who was the no vote? Vote them out of office

jericojones
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jericojones 11/17/09 - 07:57 pm
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About dammmmn time! Need to

About dammmmn time! Need to start arresting these little punks!!

marien
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marien 11/17/09 - 08:06 pm
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Good call school board, now

Good call school board, now lets hope other schools do the samething.

LMS2005
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LMS2005 11/17/09 - 08:07 pm
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its about time

its about time

AugustaVoter
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AugustaVoter 11/17/09 - 08:47 pm
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Hopefully they were smart

Hopefully they were smart enough to not leave a hole in the policy. The hole would be if someone is wearing gym shorts under their pants, as most do. That would make it impossible to enforce this policy. Most of the teen who wear their pants low like that are wearing shorts under their pants. I see that nastiness everyday!

Bumm
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Bumm 11/17/09 - 08:55 pm
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Great I'm sick of seeing and

Great I'm sick of seeing and my wife having to see them disgusting cracks!!!!! I feel like walking around with a dipstick and acting like that commercial " Dipstick Jimmy".

Philo-Publis
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Philo-Publis 11/17/09 - 09:06 pm
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Its sad that we actually have

Its sad that we actually have to make this a law... What has this country come to???

CoastalDawg
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CoastalDawg 11/17/09 - 09:21 pm
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That's the parents'

That's the parents' responsibility, not the school board's. Footloose in the form of a fashion statement has come to Richmond County. Instead of spending quality time trying to find monies for teachers and needed equipment the school board's biggest debate is saggy pants. So now who will enforce this school "ordinance"? Will they pay sag guards extra money to patrol the sidelines at sports events? And what if someone IS found to sag lower than the sag police think is OK? What then? Public flogging, wedgies? What? This just makes the BOE look like big government come to town - next year they will be banning students from sleeping nude in their own beds.

FedupwithAUG
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FedupwithAUG 11/17/09 - 10:42 pm
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Laff, Got a point there

Laff, Got a point there Coastal. Next the fashion will be wearing just boxers. Who needs the jeans.

954baybay
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954baybay 11/17/09 - 11:19 pm
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If they want show their crack

If they want show their crack let them. show their crack

helpicantfindthespacebar
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helpicantfindthespacebar 11/17/09 - 11:34 pm
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Sorry baybay but the majority

Sorry baybay but the majority rules and the majority doesn't want to see this in public. CoastalDawg, you're being ridiculous. Those wearing saggy britches won't be allowed to attend events sponsored by the BOE. Nobody needs to pay guards to watch them. And why are you worried about what these kids wear in their own beds????

smartie
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smartie 11/18/09 - 05:49 am
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good job, school board. now,

good job, school board. now, let the enforcement begin.

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