BRING IT ON--TASTEFULLY

A Texas lawmaker is trying to put a stop to scantily clad high-school cheerleaders' prancing like Vegas showgirls. Lamenting "the way they're shaking their behinds," state Rep. Al Edwards has sponsored a measure banning "overtly sexually suggestive" routines by cheerleading and pompom squads. The bill, which passed the Texas House last week, won praise from conservatives, but was denounced by the American Civil Liberties Union and the state's cheerleading association.

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