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DENVER, USA: United Airlines found itself at the center of a social media storm after it barred two girls from boarding a flight in Denver yesterday because they were wearing leggings.

A witness told reporters that another girl who was also wearing leggings was allowed to board the flight from Denver International Airport to Minneapolis, but only after she changed.

The incident was reported on Twitter by Shannon Watts, founder of a group named ‘Moms Demand Action’. Ms Watts was a passenger at the airport waiting to board another flight, to Mexico.

“She [a gate agent] is forcing them to change or put dresses on over [their] leggings or they can’t board,” she said. “Since when does United police women’s clothing?”

“A 10-year-old...

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