Will ‘Slangin & Bangin in Utah’ be cut next?

Live_passionately Virginia is for lovers, not criminals. That’s why their state tourism agency is pulling ads where the models inadvertently flash a gang sign. Apparently, the heart shape they make with their hands is nearly identical to the gesture of the Gangster Disciples, a Chicago-based street gang that has a presence in pretty much every urbanized state except Virginia. Even better, this heart sign that struck fear into Virginia’s tourism bigwigs is one of about 7 billion Gangster Disciple symbols, and I really doubt anyone would think of them first when they saw the posters. So is Virginia for paranoiacs, too?

—Posted by David Kiefaber

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