Colorado city fights to keep ban on topless women

AP News
Posted: Mar 23, 2017 6:25 AM

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado city plans to appeal a federal judge's decision to temporarily halt enforcement of its ban on women going topless.

The Coloradoan reports ( attorneys for the city of Fort Collins notified a federal appeals court Tuesday of their intent to challenge a preliminary injunction blocking a section of the city's public nudity law.

In granting the injunction last month, the judge said he would likely find the city ordinance that makes it a crime for women but not men to show their nipples unconstitutional.

The Fort Collins City Council voted to keep the law in 2015, rejecting a growing movement to remove gender-specific indecency codes. Two women then sued to challenge the law.

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The city has argued the ordinance is needed to maintain public order and protect children.


Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan,