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Catcalls: Should they be outlawed? Add to ...

We've all seen it in the movies: a beautiful woman walks down the sidewalk, skirt blowing, heels clicking. Construction workers stop everything and stare, whistle, and "compliment" the woman on her assets.

Seem harmless? Some New York City women say not so much.

City council has heard testimony from some ladies that say catcalling is interrupting their lives and limiting their daily routines. They're asking for 'no harassment zones' in the city, where catcalling would be illegal.

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What do you think? Is an attempt for a ban on catcalling going too far? Or is 'street harassment' a legitimative offense?

Weigh in: Join Globe writers Micah Toub, Sarah Hampson and Zosia Bielski for a live chat today at 3pm



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