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Oklahoma residents are concerned that a proposed bill would make it a crime to wear a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie, in public on many occasions, according to local news station KFOR. The wearing of hoods or similar head coverings during the commission of a crime has been against state law since the 1920s, with the original intent of curbing violence perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan. But the new proposal would also ban an individual from intentionally concealing "his or her identity in a public place by means of a robe, mask, or other disguise" even if he or she were not involved in a crime. Violation of the proposed law would constitute a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $500.
originally posted by: Lynk3
a reply to: buster2010
Gotta love the exaggeration of some of you people. Obviously if you wear a hoodie, tighten it and walk with your head down, you're most likely doing something suspicious, unless it's extremely windy.
In the case of precipitation and extreme weather, I'm absolutely sure the law is voided.
In the case of walking around at night on a warm day, I'm absolutely sure the person is up to no good.
I think the Green Arrow should be exempt from this, however. (Joke)
originally posted by: nonspecific
I often wear a hoodie but if in a busy area or approching people walking the other way in secluded areas I always take it down.
Also in shops and banks ect.
a reply to: Hoosierdaddy71
originally posted by: SubTruth
a reply to: buster2010
Here we go more laws and regulations put in place because of the progressive mindset. Many think that when I say progressive mindset it somehow only limited to liberals.........The right has also been rotted from it's core. Both sides are pushing this failure of thought.
It is simple really.........The rights of the individual are key not the rights of the masses. Progressives are all about the rights the masses. And when people buy into that lie societies fail. Look back into history at the Weimar Republic. This social movement that was lead by progressives lead to Nazi Germany.