Louisiana Town Seeks to Arrest People for Sagging Pants & Daisy Dukes

By Jay Syrmopoulos, The Free Thought Project – Opelousas, La. – In a striking example of authoritarian overreach, a Louisiana Police Chief, Donald Thompson asked the city council to enact an ordinance banning sagging pants on men and women. “It’s something that I think that’s very disrespectful here in this city for the citizens of the city of Opelousas. It’s inappropriate, and it’s time that some city ordinance is put in place to enforce that,” Thompson told KATC. Thompson claims he is ready to take on any legal challenges to the proposed ordinance, with the mayor and city legal advisor stating they will look into the legalities of the ordinance, according to Daily World. “I’m not afraid of the ACLU,” Thompson said. “I’m ready to go to court. It’s disrespectful to the city for this type of attire to be worn in public buildings, stores and whatnot.” The ACLU...

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