An Alabama law banning the sale of sex toys was struck down by a federal judge as a violation of the right to privacy. The statute deemed selling or distributing "any obscene material or any device designed or marketed as useful primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs" to be a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $10,000 fine.
In Alabama, you can sell guns on any street corner but you can’t sell sex toys. That’s right. Alabama is a vibrator-free state!
The Anti-Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1998 is an Alabama statute that criminalizes the sale of sex toys. The law has been the subject of extensive litigation and has generated considerable national controversy.
Alabama Sex Toy Ban Upheld. The 11th Circuit has yet again upheld Alabama’s statute making it “unlawful for any person to knowingly distribute any obscene material or any device designed or ...
The ban is a part of the Anti-Obscenity Enforcement Act, which was originally passed in 1998 in an effort to end nude dancing in parts of Madison County, not to ban sex toys. The act states that the distribution or production of "any device designed or marketed as useful for the stimulation of human genital organs" is prohibited in Alabama.
(Filched from the New York Times) To the delight of headline writers, the Alabama Supreme Court recently decided the case of 1568 Montgomery Highway Inc. — also known as Love Stuff — v. the City of Hoover. In a 7-to-2 ruling, it upheld a state law banning the sale of sex toys. The dispute may...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Adult shops kept selling vibrators and other sex toys today after Alabama's top court upheld a law that bans the sales except for limited purposes. Skip to Article Set weather
A Federal Appeals Court upheld an Alabama law that bans the sale of sex toys. The ruling was made public today. The Federal Appeals Court's decision cites public morality as sufficient grounds to stop the sale of sex toys, but the fight continues, and the toys, still on the shelves tonight.
Residents may legally purchase sex toys out of state for use in Alabama, or they may buy sexual devices in Alabama that have a “bona fide medical” purpose.
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