Companies Need to Respect Tattoos

Northwest Missourian - For today’s Millennials, tattoos have become one of the most expressed and popular art forms. The artistry of some tattoos are equivalent to live action portraits. Tattoos even hold symbolic and even emotional value.

It is no secret that tattoos have gotten a bad reputation, being associated with criminal or violent activity. Getting a tattoo is considered an at-risk-behavior for adolescents. This is the a big difference between Baby Boomers and Millennials. Millennials have embraced tattooing while Boomers are unsupportive of the artistry.

In the study "Body Art, Deviance, and American College Students," Jerome Koch, a sociology professor at Texas Tech University, stated individuals who have heavy ink done are more prone to having involvement in illegal drug use and binge drinking.

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