It would be legal for women to be topless in Chicago bars with this new law.

Living near the city of Chicago my whole life, I've observed some things about it. They seem to run by their own set of rules. Sometimes, it's difficult to know what those rules really are. To describe it in one word, I would call it "shady" and I think that's being nice.

For this situation, I am going to immediately remove strip clubs from the conversation. That's a whole different and difficult world that I'm not quite ready to discuss.

I definitely had to take a second look at this story because I originally thought I read it wrong. Honestly,  I would have thought that it would have been the complete opposite. Of course, it's the Windy City, so the same rules for other places don't apply.

So, here's the deal...

According to patch.com,

"A city ban on women exposing bare breasts in businesses where booze is sold would be eliminated under a proposal alderman forwarded for City Council approval."

No, I didn't quote the article wrong. Flashing women would be welcomed in Chicago bars. There has to be a good reason for this switch. My guess is some sort of lawsuit.

"The proposed law change stems from the pending settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by a performance artist who objected to the city's requirement to cover her nipples during her live shows."

Don't get me wrong, I'm all about freedom of expression. Especially, in a situation like that. My only problem is that people will interpret it in their own way. This could mean Wrigleyville turns into Mardi Gras when I'm trying to bring my family to a Cubs game.

Well, like most things. We'll just have to see how it all plays out in the end.


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