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Collins, Colo. Since Ft. Collins is not appealing the decision the next step would be the Supreme Court , that means topless bans in those six states are no longer enforceable. The lawsuit was brought by two women who are part of the FreeTheNipple movement on social media, specifically Instagram, which does not allow photos of exposed breasts. Collins, saying that being able to take off their shirts in public is their right, and is a step towards gender equality. No matter how you look, you should have the same freedom at the person next to you. Addressing small parts of inequality can make a big difference in how people are treated on a day to day basis, and I thought free the nipple was just one small step closer to how it should be. Attorney Andy McNulty, who is representing Hoagland and Six says topless bans are attacks on equal rights.
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Clothing laws vary considerably around the world. In general, in most countries, there are no laws which prescribe what clothing is required to be worn. However, the community standards of clothing are set indirectly by way of prosecution of those who wear something that is not socially approved. Those people who wear insufficient clothing can be prosecuted in many countries under various offences termed indecent exposure , public indecency or other descriptions.
Topfreedom is a cultural and political movement seeking changes in laws to allow women to be topless in public places where men are permitted to be barechested , as a form of gender equality. Specifically, the movement seeks the repeal or overturning of laws which restrict a woman's right not to have her chest covered at all times in public. In addition, topfreedom advocates seek allowing nursing mothers to openly breastfeed in public.