Women appeal Ocean City’s topless ban

Ocean City’s prohibition on women going topless violates the Constitution’s guarantee of equal treatment under the law because men are permitted to go bare-chested in the Eastern Shore beach town, a group of women told a federal appeals court this week. The gender-specific ban is based on an outdated perception of the “public’s moral sensibilities” and ...

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