The law labels the sex toy as an "obscene device". Texas bans owning or promoting the use of more than six dildos. Approved in the 1970s, the law bans as obscene any device used "primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs".
The law also labels the sex toy as an "obscene device" and declares it a crime if someone "possesses six or more obscene devices or identical or similar obscene articles is presumed to possess ...
The FDA cites phthalates as a probable human carcinogen but there is no legislation pending to keep them out of sex toys. When shopping for safe sex toys, choose ones that are phthalate-free.
Anti-Obscenity Enforcement Act. 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.
Melissa Davenport, a 44-year-old with MS, needs vibrators for a healthy sex life. Some cities, towns and counties ban the sale--or even ownership--of sex toys in America. These laws might still be ...
Openly displayed sex toys are illegal under indecency laws in Texas. The law labels the sex toy as an "obscene device". Texas bans owning or promoting the use of more than six dildos.
Minneapolis sex shop Smitten Kitten is the driving force behind Bad Vibes, a campaign to improve the quality and safety of sex toys, neither of which are regulated by law.
Bans on harmless fun like sex toy sales and free happy hour drinks may be silly, but they're not going to change anyone's life. Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying. Infographic by Troy Dunham for The Huffington Post.
Some enlightened courts elsewhere have concluded that the sale, distribution and use of sex toys are none of a legislature's business.
Do a quick search online for strange sex laws in the United States, and you’ll find a treasure trove of oddities—the country has its fair share of peculiar penalties when it comes to amorous ...