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Buttman v. The Man: DC

on Friday, 23 July 2010. Hits 283

Buttman v. The Man: DC's First Big Obscenity Trial in Decades ...

Washington City Paper

But after the trial, jurors were more concerned with what wasn’t in Milk Nymphos: Violence. Rape. Bestiality. Kids. “These people were adults and they were willing. No one put a gun to their head,” Crawford said. “Had they brought a child out in pampers, then we would have been like, hell no,” Mordecai added. In opening arguments, the defense emphasized that the only entity forcing anyone to watch porn is the government. “The movies are not—and are not meant to be—distributed to these 14 strangers sitting in a federal courthouse,” defense attorney Paul Cambria said. The films feature “adults putting on a performance…for another adult, who would make that choice [to watch it] if that were his or her cup of tea.”

So Much For That Obscenity Case

on Wednesday, 21 July 2010. Hits 183


The Am Law Daily

Just as we were getting geared up for the first federal obscenity trial in ... two DVDs and a movie trailer his companies produced violated obscenity laws

TABU presents the 2010 NCSF Fundraiser – July 23, 2010

on Friday, 16 July 2010. Hits 1315

***Special visit fee of $20 per  person***

Celebrate TABU's 4th Annual Fundraiser for the NCSF, an amazing event for a wonderful cause taking place in Catonsville, Maryland on July 23rd.  All proceeds from this event including 100% of the visit fees are being directly donated to the National Coalition of Sexual Freedom.

Everyone will have tons of sexy fun and kinkiness in club TABU for a GREAT cause! British Paul will be setting up BDSM demos and we will of course have all the fun that TABU Social Club is so well known for! Come enjoy the infamous TABU live auction featuring: 

Trips to Hedo II, 1 year access passes to TABU worth over of $4,500, Redskins tickets and other amazing prizes. TABU is still taking donations so if anyone is still interested PLEASE contact Vicki at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Remember TABU membership is not required for the NCSF Fundraiser, and the club is open to various different lifestyle groups from the Swingers Lifestyle, Kinky, GLBTQ and BDSM communities.  You can prepay your tickets in advance by going to:

http://www.tabulife.com/ncsf-fundraiser.html or just pay at the door when you get there!

Vicki and Rick, owners of TABU commented, “We are so excited about this year’s NCSF Annual Fundraiser at TABU.  We're not sure if we are more excited about all the fun, hot, sexy and  kinky stuff or just working with British Paul this year. This year’s auction is just going to be the fantastic and we have already received some wonderful donations with 2 Trips to Hedo II and of course we are tossing in several Year Visit passes to TABU. “

Said Board President Leigha Fleming,  “TABU has a long history of supporting NCSF and being involved in NCSF. We are extremely grateful for their support.”

Rick and Vicki continued, “We always enjoy helping those that help us.  Hope to see everyone for another unforgettable event, where consenting adults in the BDSM, Leather, Fetish, Swing, Polyamory and GLBTQ communities join for one GREAT cause and all Give Back to the NCSF for the night."

TABU is located in Catonsville, Baltimore County, with easy access right off the Baltimore Beltway  at 1115 N Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228. 

If you join NCSF as a new or renewing member at the TABU on 7/23, your membership monies will be matched by an anonymous donor!

Become a member at TABU or British Paul

on Friday, 16 July 2010. Hits 1050

If you join NCSF at the TABU event in Baltimore on 7/23 or at British Paul's party in the DC area on 8/7, your membership monies will be matched by an anonymous donor!

NCSF relies on you! For only $25 per year, you can support the rights of consenting adults.

Join or renew your individual membership at: https://ncsfreedom.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=100

If you join between 7/4 and the extended date of 8/7, you will get 2 years for the price of one!

"Buttman

on Wednesday, 14 July 2010. Hits 837

"Buttman's" porn obscenity trial: Why it matters

Salon

...Is aggressively going after Buttman going to make one of the few profitable industries left in America go away? Of course not. Even a nation founded by Puritans can never tamp down its indomitable desire to get off. But it will be interesting to see what the Obama administration does once these carryover cases from the Bush era are wrapped up. Last year, the Justice Department's move of a porn trial from Montana to New Jersey suggested a quiet push toward more free speech-friendly venues. 

The Trial of John Stagliano

on Tuesday, 13 July 2010. Hits 330

The Trial of John Stagliano

Reason Magazine

But none of this history explains the prosecution of John Stagliano in 2010 for making movies with consenting adults and selling them to other consenting adults. When did his business suddenly become criminal? Why has the power and majesty of the United States government, the financial and personnel resources of the FBI, all joined forces now to try and send Stagliano to prison?

Feminist Constance Penley on Porn, Obscenity, and John Stagliano

Reason TV

(Video) Penley specializes in film history and theory, feminist theory, and cultural studies. She is especially well-known on campus for her controversial classes on pornography, where she analyzes the ways in which blue movies play with moral and social taboos.



Porn Producer Fighting Rare Obscenity Case

on Tuesday, 13 July 2010. Hits 332


The American Lawyer

Stagliano criticized federal obscenity laws as "a bad law partly also because you don't know you're breaking it in advance."

Club

on Sunday, 11 July 2010. Hits 286


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The club is owned and operated by the same company that ran the now-closed Club Utopia, a local swingers' club that was at the Harvester building on the ...

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