In this video from the Black Mental Health Alliance of Massachusetts, a "cop" warns the youth of today that if they wear their pants "hip hop style" (which apparently is droopy with underpants showing) they can be sent to prison for THREE YEARS?!? Hypervocal looked into it a bit, and discovered that this crime might maybe possibly but probably not fall under Section 16 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Law (regarding open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior), which says:
A man or woman, married or unmarried, who is guilty of open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than three years or in jail for not more than two years or by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars.
Now I'm no lawyer... but if you're found guilty of wearing droopy drawers in Massachusetts, this is a case I think I can probably win! CALL ME.
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