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Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that banning sagging pants in Atlanta will help reduce indecent public display and the stereotype it gives men.
Central Idea: Banning sagging pants in Atlanta will help reduce indecent public display, and it will reduce any stereotype it gives men Introduction
I. Many are aware of the vast increase of the ever so disgusting fashion trend. This trend has corrupted the minds of today’s youths and has led them to believe that the sagging of one’s pants is a wonderful trend to follow.
II. The ever so popular trend, which is the sagging of pants, was originated from the prison life style. Inmates wore their pants low because belts were not allowed due to the fact that these belts were an alternative use of a weapon. In addition to the lack of belts, the even more disturbing reason for the sagging of pants was to inform other inmates that they were homosexuals.
III. After doing research, I would like to help change the views of our young men who follow this trend and believe it is something good.
IV. Banning sagging pants in Atlanta will help reduce any stereotype it gives men.and it will reduce indecent public display. (Transition: use IV.) Body
I. Many young African Americans are the ones who spear head this sagging trend. This fashion statement, increases the stereotype given to these set of young men.
A. Many people who sees a young man sags believes he is disrespectful, or he’s from broken home. 1. For example, in the article” Soaring debate on sagging pants” elders of the community, view this trend of sagging pants as disrespectful. In fact one complained that “ while freedom to expression oneself is important for individuals, it is equally important to be respectful of sensitivities of others in public.” 2. Sometimes we have to take a look in to these young men private lives, such as parental supervision. Many a times, parents are either working too

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