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Strip Club 'Pole Tax' Funds Rape Investigations In Houston

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Just tell your wife it's for a good cause.
Just tell your wife it's for a good cause.

Want to help Houston foot the bill for rape investigations?

Visit a strip club.

The city doesn't have the funds to quickly analyze evidence collected in rape kits, so the City Council passed an ordinance imposing a "pole tax" on strip joints that will go toward processing the kits.

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