Thursday, July 29, 2004

11th Circuit Says No to Dildos

(thanks to How Appealing for the link)

In a 2-1 decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals just upheld an Alabama law banning the sale of sex toys. I thought this did a good job analyzing the ruling.

Personally, I liked this quote from the Alabama statute in question, exempting from the prohibition the sale of sexual devices
for a bona fide medical, scientific,
educational, legislative, judicial, or law enforcement purpose.
(emphasis added)
What could judges and law enforces possibly need a dildo for? Perhaps Oklahoma Judge Donald Thompson could give us a clue?

You can reach the full decision of the 11th Circuit here.

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