Thursday, August 23, 2007

Your Gun Is Fine But Your Bra Strap Isn't: Atlanta

I know it's Georgia fer Chrissakes, but this has to take the biscuit.
Just how fucked up and repressed can a society be? With a murder rate that probably beats the combined total of Europe, Atlanta wants to waste it's time policing thongs and skivvies.
Surely you have better things to take a look at.

Stroll on! only in America.

Exposed boxer shorts and thongs would be illegal in any public place in Atlanta if the City Council approves a proposed amendment to the city's indecency laws.

Under the proposed ordinance, women also couldn't reveal the strap of a thong beneath their pants. Nor could they wear jogging bras in public or show off even a wisp of a bra strap, said Debbie Seagraves, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia.

The proposed ordinance states that "the indecent exposure of his or her undergarments" would be unlawful in a public place. It would go in the same portion of the city code that outlaws sex in public and the exposure or fondling of genitals and the breast of a woman. Martin said the penalty would be a fine in an amount to be determined. more

But don't forget this from earlier in the week. Kennasaw recinds gun ban in parks.

Then you may want to read the latest proposal from Georgia carry org AJC

The city of Atlanta has a murder rate 520% higher than the national average, the (2004) report found,

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