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L.A.'s New Law Puts the Con in Condom

(12) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 2:51 PM

Measure B passed on November 6th, and Los Angeles voters made it mandatory that performers wear condoms while shooting adult movies. But in reality, the voters were conned and nobody's any safer; not the performers and certainly not the taxpayers.

First of all, it's not just condoms that are now...

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Is Porn an Acceptable Career Option?

(62) Comments | Posted May 30, 2012 | 4:13 PM

It's been frequently reported that porn has permeated the mainstream entertainment scene. A number of recent events convince me that this is actually happening.

Take the case of Nadya "Octomom" Suleman, who recently accepted an offer to do a solo masturbation video. Three years ago she...

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Rick Santorum, Porn, and the Importance of Freedom

(40) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 2:37 PM

As Americans we live in a free and tolerant society, but apparently Rick Santorum and Malika Saada Saar want to change that.

Mr. Santorum has called for a ban on pornographic movies and websites, arguing that "obscenity" causes brain damage, ruins marriages, leads to...

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Requiring Condoms for Porn Actors Is Bad Policy

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 1:06 PM

Vivid's entire business depends on the health and safety of our performers. We make that a priority and our methods have proven effective. 
 
The California Department of Public Health says that between June 30, 2008 and June 30, 2011 there were 6,447 new cases of...

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