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In a victory for the right of states to regulate their own commerce, a federal judge finally gave the thumbs up to enforcement of Alabama’s wise ban against the sale and use of vile and perverse fornication “toys.” It’s obviously a states’ rights issue, but the pornography industry and perverts everywhere realize that perversion must grow or die. Thinking Americans choose the latter.
A federal judge removed an injunction Friday that had prevented the enforcement of Alabama’s ban on the sale of sex toys throughout the state.
Attorney General Troy King had asked U.S. District Judge Lynwood Smith to lift the injunction because the U.S Supreme Court decided Monday not to review a lower court decision upholding Alabama’s ban. The Legislature passed the ban in 1998, but Smith had blocked its enforcement while a legal challenge was pending against the law. The Supreme Court’s decision ended the challenge.
I’ll admit that I haven’t exactly followed this story, as the subject matter is simply too seemly, too disgusting for words, but I find it outrageous that it’s taken nearly a decade to get around to enforcing the law. Finally Alabama is allowed do the right thing for families within it’s borders. And it’s about time.
But what’s this? Uh oh…it isn’t all rosy good news and peaches and cream. I smell a big, fat, vibrating loophole:
The law contains an exception for sexual devices sold for medical and scientific purposes, and many adult stores have continued sales after posting signs saying their merchandise falls within the exceptions.
That’s a poorly worded exception that Larry Flynt himself could drive a semi-truck full of devices used to tickle the jaded senses of Alabaman perverts through. How could this language have been allowed in the ban? What possible medical or scientific value can there be for Satan’s toolshed brimming with items designed solely to stimulate the sexual organs for the gratification of degenerates and dope fiends?
Amy Herring, an attorney for the Love Stuff stores in Montgomery, Hoover and Oxford, said the stores are selling medical products for sexual health. But she said she wouldn’t be surprised to see law enforcement in some areas of the state make arrests.
“We are going to be very busy trying to deal with this,” she said.
In other words, Love Stuff and its ilk will be busy skirting the law by lying about the uses of its onanistic products. And according to another article, that’s exactly what’s happening.
Some adult novelty stores aren’t pulling vibrators and similar devices from their shelves now that Alabama’s ban on the sale of sex toys has survived a legal challenge. Instead, they are selling the products as medical or scientific equipment.
“I personally will not pull any products,” storeowner Sherri Williams said Thursday.
Williams, owner of the Pleasures stores in Huntsville and Decatur, filed suit in 1998 when the Legislature banned the sale of sex toys in Alabama. A judge blocked enforcement of the law during her legal challenge, which ended Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider a lower court decision upholding the law as constitutional.
This vile woman has been blocking this perfectly legal ban for years, continuing to sell her filth to innocent teens and twisted adult fornicators alike, and now that she’s finally rightfully lost fair and square, she’s refusing to abide by it. Typical porn peddler. It’s time to fight fire with fire. It’s time to finally close that loophole at last, now that enforcement is finally taking place. It’s for the good of the family. It’s good for our neighborhoods. It’s good for Alabama. It’s good for America.
Perhaps the loophole could be tightened by requiring advice and consent of a qualified medical doctor. I’d like to see some slackjawed perv with dark circles under his eyes try to get himself a doctor’s prescription for a “french tickler,” “joni’s butterfly,” “double dong,” an “electro-stim” or other such disgusting device. It would never happen, because just like with jazz cigarettes, there’s no accepted or even imagined medical use for this garbage. And everyone knows it, even the trenchcoat crowd.
It’s plainly obvious that those who collect and use sexual devices are several times more likely to be driven to rape and child molestation or even Democrat party politics. I don’t think anyone would disagree with that.
It’s time these sexual crimes and their causes were stomped upon. Alabama is the testing ground that will prove once and for all the danger that so-called “sex toys” pose families across the nation. Perhaps then we will finally put an end to this night of wrong. But how many victims will there be by that time? The number will be unimaginably and unacceptably high, I fear.