Sex Shop Zoning Law

The Eighth Circuit ruled that an Arkansas zoning law that prevents “adult-oriented” businesses from opening within 1,000 feet of schools is constitutional. A sex shop compared itself to CVS and Walgreens, but the items regulated by the zoning law are not staples of those general stores, so the shop’s equal protection claim failed. 

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Netflix & Chill

A federal judge refused to dismiss claims that a South Dakota high school punished a student after falsely claiming that her statement in an edition of the student newspaper that her hobby was to “Netflix and chill” with her boyfriend referred to having sex, and that the school did not punish male students who had said the same thing.

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Trump Doubles Down on Twitter Tirade Against Congresswomen

President Donald Trump on Monday continued his racist Twitter attacks against four Democratic congresswomen he told to go back to where they came from, despite the fact that three were born in the U.S., calling on them to apologize for “the terrible things they have said.”

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Vibrator Company Says NY Subway Has Sexist Ad Policy

The New York City subway has a sexist double standard on racy advertisements, according to a lawsuit from a Brooklyn vibrator company that says its tasteful ad submissions were arbitrarily banned, though MTA trains are covered in lurid ads for men’s arousal products and erectile dysfunction treatments.

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