United Air bars girls with leggings, ignites Twitter storm

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Washington - United Airlines found itself at the centre of a social media storm after it barred two girls from boarding a flight in Denver on Sunday because they were wearing leggings.

Another girl who was also wearing leggings was allowed to board the flight from Denver International Airport to Minneapolis after she changed, a witness said.

The incident was reported on Twitter by Shannon Watts - founder of gun reform group Moms Demand Action - who was a passenger at the airport waiting to board another flight to Mexico.

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