Nixing Droopy Drawers

Some of the more bizarre legislative efforts of late

Legislators have often gone overboard in trying to curb citizens' behavior, but reality eventually sets in. Now, even as some state legislatures repeal their centuries-old bans on Sunday liquor sales, other lawmakers are trying novel ways of cracking down on leisurely lewdness and lollygagging. Here are some of the latest no-nos legislators have been drafting. --By Jeremy Caplan

PANTS PATROL In Virginia, wearers of low-riding pants that expose their underwear were facing a $50 fine for "lewd or indecent manner" in a proposal that got booted last week by the state senate

AXING ALCOHOL Alabama is banning its own state whiskey....

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