Sagging Pants

Republican lawmaker Tom Weathersby has proposed counseling and fines in sagging pants ban.

Antonio Ammons, 18, was arrested by a resource officer at Bolivar Central High School along with another student for "indecent exposure" in November.

Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish passed an ordinance last week banning the wearing of saggy pants in public. The council voted 8-1 to pass the proposition despite divergent opinions in the community. According to the new law, first time offenders are fined $50, second $100 and third time offenders are fine $100 plus 16 hours of mandatory community […]

LaMarcus Ramsey was ordered to serve a three-day jail sentence for contempt of court for wearing saggy pants out in public, reports the Montgomery Advertiser. The 20-year-old man was in Alabama’s Autauga County Circuit Court on Tuesday to enter a plea on a charge of receiving stolen property. Circuit Judge John Bush‘s fashion sensibilities were […]

A Chicago group is the newest collective of people tired of seeing underwear on their streets. Empowered Citizens of North Lawndale, a neighborhood group in Chicago, is calling on city leaders to make an amendment to indecent exposure laws that will make saggy pants illegal. The group says the trend is offensive and African Americans […]

In an effort to pass Florida’s new “Pull Your Pants Up”  law, State Senator Gary Siplin showed up to Orlando schools on the first day of classes to hand belts to students whose pants sagged. “We want our kids to believe they’re going to college, and part of that is an attitude, and part of that […]

Three brothers from Newark, New Jersey created a jeans company that offers jeans with built in boxers that suspend the pants from falling completely down when sagged. The denim company, Sagz, boasts that their consumers can maintain their style and  “SWAG,” without having to keep pulling the jeans during everyday activity. VIDEO: “Our patented concept […]

A group of protesters from the NAACP stood outside the U.S. Airways ticket counter at the San Francisco International Airport Monday, demanding  justice for Deshon Marman. Marman was arrested in the San Francisco International Airport last month after refusing to exit a U.S. Airways plane over his “saggy” jeans. The charges were later dropped after […]

Deshon Marman, a University of New Mexico football player was arrested and cited for trespassing after he was asked to exit a plane over saggy pants at the San Francisco International Airport. Sgt. Michael Rodriguez says 20-year-old Deshon Marman was boarding a flight Wednesday to Albuquerque, N.M., when a U.S. Airways employee noticed his pants […]

Florida Governor Rick Scott is on the verge of signing a bill that will ban all Florida public school students from wearing baggy, sagging pants in which underwear is shown. The bill, which was just passed by the Senate and House of Representatives, also bans pants that expose “body parts in an indecent or vulgar […]

New York State Senator, Eric Adams, leads the charge in telling children and young adults to pull their pants up.