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Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 8:27 pm | Updated: 10:22 pm, Wed Feb 13, 2013.

RALEIGH — A bill that could send women to prison for going topless in public appears set for approval by the North Carolina legislature.

Triggered by two topless rallies held in Asheville, the Republican-backed bill headed to a floor vote in the House and would amend the state’s indecent exposure law to expand the legal definition of “private parts” to explicitly include “the nipple, or any portion of the areola, or the female breast.”

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