Appeal comes to the Supreme Court

It’s about the Supreme Court of the United States A group of women plead against the ban on topless sunbathing on the beach in Ocean City, Maryland. On appeal, the women argued that the ordinance passed by the town in 2017 was unconstitutional because it was discriminatory, and forbids women to shower as men allow, that is, topless.

the The Federal Court of Appeals in Richmond last August agreed unanimously with city authorities, claiming that, as with many other beach resorts in the United States where having topless on the beach is taboo, they restricted women, not men, to protect public sensitivity. Until now Don Dale Maryland I decided to turn to the Supreme Court to request that their appeal be accepted, emphasizing whether the “protection of traditional moral sensibilities” is so important that it can also impose Discriminatory behavior towards women.

right Now The court will be able to respond by January 7th. This isn’t the first time the Supreme Court has been questioned by groups of women fighting against anti-topless orders: In 2020 the court did not accept the appeal of three women who had been fined in New Hampshire for appearing topless. They have always used the argument of the unconstitutionality of prohibitions targeting women only.

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