Oklahoma Town Passes Ordinance Making It Illegal For Anyone To Be Topless

Close-up of a topless woman holding a hand over her breast

An ordinance that was just passed in Sand Springs means it may be illegal for anyone over the age of 10 to be topless in public (male or female).

According to News On 6 "The effect of these modifications is that the act of being topless may be unlawful for people regardless of their sex," said Chief of Police Mike Carter.

He goes on to say "With this action, Sand Springs has eliminated a part of our ordinance that may have been discriminatory, and makes our position consistent with other communities across our state and around the country. This ordinance protects our community standards and values, while also respecting the 14th amendment rights of all people and the jurisdiction of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals,"

In case you missed my original blog about the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision click the link below:

Oklahoma Women Can Now Be Topless In Public
Oklahoma Women Can Now Be Topless In Public
It's now legal for women to be topless in public in Oklahoma

Source: News On 6

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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