'Stop the sag' billboards make impression

Residents have mixed opinions on six new billboards aimed to ?Stop the Sag? that went up Thursday.The billboards are an initiative by Sen. Eric Adams

BROOKLYN - Residents have mixed opinions on six new billboards aimed to ?Stop the Sag? that went up Thursday.

The billboards are an initiative by Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) and the non-profit group Fully Persuaded for Children and Families. Adams says wearing pants lower emanated from prison culture and is part of a negative stereotype.

While some residents agree with Adams, others like Carlton Spencer say it's about style.

"We just want to show off our jeans," Spencer said.

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