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No Boobies For You: OC City Seeks Crackdown on Vietnamese Lingerie Cafes

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OC coffee drinkers who have a hankering for something spicy with their brew might soon have to find a new Peach Pit. The OC Register reports that the Garden Grove City Council is going to consider an ordinance that will crack down on Vietnamese cafes in Little Saigon where waitresses dress in lingerie or bikinis. The ordinance includes specifications on how revealing outfits can be -- for instance, no underboob:

"There are some cafes where the waitresses are, for example, wearing pasties," [Police Chief Kevin Raney] said. "That's why there is a clause in the ordinance that says women cannot expose any part of their breasts below the areola."

The push is couched in assertions that the cafes draw gang activity and gambling, and seeks to reduce those offenses by eliminating arcade game machines, which can be covers for illegal gambling machines.

The link between gang activity and semi-covered boobs has yet to be supported by scientific evidence, but we're sure that lawmakers have their reasons for doing what they do.