Obscenity Charge Dropped In Tx. Sex Toys Case

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A prosecutor dropped obscenity charges against a Texas woman for selling sex toys, reports the Cleburne Times-Review. Johnson County Tex. Attorney Bill Moore asked a judge to dimiss he case "in the interest of efficient application of justice in the use of county resources." He did not elaborate. A pending law suit seeks to declare unconstitutional the state law under which she was prosecuted. The code defines an obscene device as a simulated sexual organ or an item designed to stimulate the genitals. Adult stores commonly skirt the law by posting signs that say the devices are "sold . . .

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