Strip-club rules to be changed

 

Strip-club rules to be changed

 

Date: June 28, 2010
by: Robin Roy | City Editor

 
 

Because of the way the county code defined adult businesses, some of those businesses felt the county was allowing all-nude establishments.

The current ordinance does not allow full nudity at an adult business, but written in the code is a definition of an adult cabaret and sexual-encounter center, which also can be referred to strip clubs.

The definitions specifically refer to “semi-nude” employees but do not mention anything about full nudity.

County Attorney Steven DeMarsh said some adult businesses were interpreting this to mean that they were allowed to have fully nude employees.

The county wants to change the definition of adult cabarets and sexual-encounter centers so they refer to both semi-nudity and full nudity.

A public hearing on the proposed change will be scheduled at a later date.

Contact Robin Roy at rroy@yourobserver.com.

 

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  • At some point government has to define a non-religious reason for such laws. Not that religion is not important, but laws based solely upon religion are subject to attack on constitutional grounds.

    If religion alone can be the basis of any law, what is to stop sharia?
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  • Pete Theisen
    Fri 23rd Jul 2010
    at 8:58pm
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