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Only in America: The jammie ban

A prudish Louisiana official tries to ban the wearing of pajamas in public — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Shreveport, La., official has introduced a bill to ban the wearing of pajamas in public. Parish Commissioner Michael Williams says he decided it was time to draw a line after seeing youths wearing pajama bottoms at a local Walmart. "Today it's pajamas, tomorrow it's underwear," said Williams. "Where does it stop?"