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New laws to ban men going topless?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    Not that I'm a fan of this, but this is going a bit too far! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=397618&in_page_id=1770&in_a_source=

    Men may be barred from baring their chests - and stomachs - in public under new local laws being considered by town halls.

    They would stop men stripping off their shirts in crowded town centres and give powers to police to remove any who defy the cover-up laws.
    ...
    "There is a problem," Mr Bennett said yesterday. "In my part of the country we are trying to revitalise the main shopping precinct.

    "But one of the things that is depressing for anyone going shopping is the numbers of shaven-headed men, mainly in their 30s and 40s, who seem to think people want to see their torsos."
     
  2. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    I seem to recall that Palm Beach, Fla., had a similar law a while back. Not West Palm, but actual Kennedy-infested Palm Beach.
     
  3. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Does the female muffin top apply too?
     
  4. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Is this really so big a concern in London that they are going to waste tax payer money on A) putting this bill through, and then B) actually enforcing it?
     
  5. spinning27

    spinning27 New Member

    The thought of Colin Montgomerie walking around shirtless should make this law a slam dunk.
     
  6. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

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    Case. Closed.
     
  7. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I can't complain much about this. I know I wouldn't want to see me with no shirt on. :)
     
  8. Flash

    Flash Guest

    You know, this law has its good points and its bad points. Some people should not be permitted to go topless. But if you look like you belong on the pages of Muscle and Fitness, by all means, take more than half of our clothes off and strut your stuff in front of me. Please.
     
  9. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

     
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