Religious Groups Fight Pentagon Decision Allowing Porn On Military Bases

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Tim Reid London Times

A Pentagon decision to allow the sale of Playboy and Penthouse magazines on military bases has appalled US religious groups, which insist it is illegal.

After dozens of anti-pornography groups complained to Robert Gates, the US Defence Secretary, over the sale of magazines and videos, a Pentagon board reviewed the contents of Penthouse and Playboy and decided that they were not sexually explicit.

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