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NJ Saggy Pants Ban

Is RACIST!!!

6/14/2013 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0613-the-game-gettyA new law banning saggy pants on the Jersey Shore has pissed off a bunch of famous rappers -- including The Game, who tells TMZ, the anti-sag movement is racist ... and tantamount to SLAVERY.

In case you didn't know, the city of Wildwood, NJ just passed a law that prohibits anyone on its boardwalk from wearing pants that sag 3 inches below the hips, exposing skin or underwear. First time offenders are subject to fines ranging from $25-$100 ... and after that, the fines go up to $200.

40 hours of community service is also a possible punishment.

Now, several rappers are speaking out against the law -- Game tells us, "N***** should sag down to their socks out there. They trying to get people to not sag, please. Can’t tell people how to wear their f***ing clothes. What time are we in? This ain't the f***ing slave days. F*** that."

He adds, "I am with the sagging movement. First five people to get fines, I will pay their tickets ... I will go there and sag cause I am a sagging Sagittarius."

Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony tells us, "Are they talking about black people? How can they do that? This is racist and ridiculous."

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And for the white guy's perspective ... Mac Miller says, "I just think that's ridiculous because no one has time to do that much community service. I sag and will sag anywhere I go."

The law's scheduled to go into effect next month. You're welcome, Larry Platt.

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Busy-Body asked, "Are they talking about black people? ... This is racist."

What would make him ask that question? . . . HE IS RACIST for asking that question.

307 days ago
212.

Gargamel    

New Jersey is a sh*thole anyway.

307 days ago
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DumbingDown    

Keep the saggy pants...outlaw the rappers and their retarded pseudonyms. Nothing but poop stains on society.

307 days ago
214.

Wendell    

Jango is necessary for them to go ..

306 days ago
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He's Right    

He's right!! Most of you guys will try to act dumb (as usual) but I'll explain why he's right.

Firstly, racial prejudice and racial stereotypes have been so ingrained into our psyche that although the rule does not explicitly say "this rule only applies to blacks" the police will more than likely target blacks when enforcing this rule.

Let's be honest; when you think of a someone sagging what do they look like? More than likely you think of a young black dude or "thug" sagging his pants looking for mischief. Sadly, police have these same prejudices and will most likely over target blacks when enforcing this new law.

There have been numerous studies done that prove this phenomenon of police prejudice. One study involved showing officers one of several pictures; an unarmed black man, an unarmed white man, an armed black man and an armed white man. Police were shown the picture for an instant and were required to either draw their gun or leave it holstered depending on if the suspect was armed or not. Not surprisingly, researchers found that the unarmed black subject was multiple times more likely to have a gun pulled on him than the ARMED white suspect.

Is it really smart to have laws like this when are police force have been shown to have such prejudices?

Secondly, the hypocrisy of the law is insulting. You're telling me it's okay for a 6'4" 250 pound cross dressing man to walk around wearing a skin tight dress but it's illegal for someone to sag their pants? It's ok for rockers to wear nut hugging pants with no underwear and clearly visible pubic hair sticking up from the crotch of their jeans, but it's illegal for someone to sag? It's ok for obese men and women to wear tight shirts with fat midriffs showing but it's illegal for someone to sag? I could go on and on...

Instead of casting him off as just "playing the race card" why don't you actually research his stance before coming to such unthoughtful conclusions.

306 days ago
216.

NikkiSpice    

It is ridiculous to call this racist. I live near this town and they aren't targeting black people. They don't want anyone with their pants sagging. I hate how everything turns into racism. When I first heard of this ban, I never thought anyone would say it was racist. Disagree, yes. Racist, no.

305 days ago
217.

vRockMcCarty    

Suit Up, don't sag down.

305 days ago
218.

RandomWoman1937    

that's crazy...!! grow men complaining about sagging...GROW UP DUDES!!!! IF U R GONNA B A ROLE MODEL 4 KIDS

305 days ago
219.

Di    

I have never understood why someone would want to walk around looking like a baby with a full diaper! It is not attractive and in fact, looks stupid. If you want to show off your underwear, then leave the pants at home and just do it. It appears to be a trend among the undereducated and ignorant folk out there.

304 days ago
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theresa    

Ban it everywhere! I prefer not to look at a Man's nasty underwear ~

302 days ago
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Gpunk19    

Thank god someone had the balls to pass this ban it's about time. I'm so sick of seeing the sagging pants just wish other states would do the same.

302 days ago
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Zach Swan    

I think we should just declare open season on saggy pants wearin' mofos. If you see one, you should be allowed to beat them senseless with impunity and take their saggy drawers as a trophy. Heck the NJ government should pay a bounty for every pair of saggy drawers removed from a perp and turned in.

302 days ago
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tellinghistruth    

To ne if you where you pants like that, and you know it come from prisoners who want men to have sex with them then you are gay, and want the same.

301 days ago
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East_from_West    

Martin Luther king Jr. , Rosa Parks, as well as other black leaders had legitimate Movements. please sit down somewhere.

301 days ago
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allieb    

GIVE ME A BREAK. ANYTIME THERE IS A LAW THAT BLACK PEOPLE DON'T LIKE THEY PLAY THE RACE CARD. NOBODY WANTS TO SEE YOUR FART STAINED UNDERWEAR. OR WORSE STAINED WITH BODILY FLUID

301 days ago
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