Bill seeks to regulate body piercing

Nose piercing
Verno, a St. Paul piercer, prepares to put a ring through a client's nose.
MPR Photo / Nikki Tundel

Body piercing has made its way to the state Capitol. Legislators have offered up a bill that would make it illegal to pierce anyone under the age of 18 unless a parent or guardian is present to give consent.

Reporter Nikki Tundel looked into the proposed legislation, and met up with one Twin Cities piercer who says he's been dreaming of the day he'd see such a law.

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