Friday, March 24, 2006

Your Right to Buy Sex Toys

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 4:00 AM

You have none. At least you don’t if you live in Mississippi. On March 19th, the Mississippi state supreme court upheld a law banning the sale, advertising, or exhibiting of any three-dimensional device used primarily for the stimulation of human genitalia.

The decision stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the Memphis-owned Christal’s chain of adult stores on behalf of its Southaven store. The company claimed that store was forced to close in 2000 because of the state’s ban on the sale of certain “intimate devices.”

The court's decision upheld a 2003 ruling that contended that the state had an interest in “protecting public physical and mental health and supporting public morality.” Whatever. What it means for you Mississippians is simple: When dildos are outlawed, only outlaws will have dildos. Read more about it here.

Or you could go here, and learn to make your own sex toys. But that would be wrong, not to mention icky.

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