News

Mom buys entire line of ‘pornographic’ shirts at PacSun

Mom buys entire line of ‘pornographic’ shirts at PacSun

NO SHIRTS: A Utah mom cleaned out one PacSun store of all of its "indecent" shirts. Photo: Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mother upset about “indecent” T-shirts on display at a Utah mall found a quick if not especially convenient way to remove them: She bought every last one.

The Daily Herald of Provo reports Judy Cox was shopping with her teenage son Saturday at the University Mall in Orem, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, when she saw the offending shirts in the window of PacSun.

The shirts featured pictures of scantily dressed models in provocative poses.

Cox told the Daily Herald she raised the issue with the store manager and was told the T-shirts couldn’t be taken down without approval from the corporate office.

In response, Cox bought every offending T-shirt in the store, for a total of $567. She says she plans to return them later.

PacSun sells beach clothes for teens and young adults. Store officials didn’t immediately return a call.

Recent Headlines

34 mins ago in Local

Improvements Needed in Minnesota Child Protection Laws

Fresh
kids1

The State of Minnesota must continue to press for 24/7 response to child abuse reports in all 87 counties -

2 hours ago in Local

Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

Fresh
Dollar Sign

A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

9 hours ago in Local

Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

medical file

Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

11 hours ago in Local

El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

Storm Clouds

An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

1 day ago in Local

Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

mosquito

Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.