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Old 07-15-2017, 01:14 PM
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This is somewhat tangential, but considering that the responsible enforcer of this ludicrous policy is again Catholic...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40618356

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US Congresswomen have protested for the right to bare arms in parts of Washington DC's Capitol building.
The National Rifle Association may be disappointed to learn that this is not a typo. They are not campaigning to bear weapons, but to stand against the Congressional dress code.
The long-standing code bans sleeveless tops, among other things.
The protest comes after a number of women have recently reported being told their outfits violated the rules.
Female reporters have said they had been prevented from entering the lobby area, where the press meets to ask questions of US politicians.
On Friday, Representative Jackie Speier tweeted to encourage colleagues to dress in clothes that showed their arms, calling the protest "Sleeveless Friday".
A group of around 25 women gathered on the steps of Congress, wearing sleeveless shirts and dresses.
"It's 2017 and women vote, hold office, and choose their own style. Time to update House Rules to reflect the times!" tweeted Congress member Chellie Pingree.
Apparently Paul Ryan was channeling his inner Italian nun, and mistook Congress for a duomo...

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Speaker Ryan said, earlier in June, that members should wear "appropriate business attire".
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