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North Carolina Couple Staging a Rally to Protest "Sagging Pants"

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Ken and Gwen Rasheed of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are mad as heck and aren't going to take it anymore. What is it they're so upset about that they've designed slogan T-shirts and plan on staging a rally against it? Sagging pants.

It's an "indecent act," Ken says. He's referring to public underwear exposure—which lends a "negative image to the community." The Rasheeds plan on marching on their local shopping center this Saturday—their protest slogan tees read: "What's the point? Thank you for not saggin'." That has got to be the most polite battle cry we've ever heard.
· Triad couple rallying to stop "sagging pants" [WNCT]