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February 13th, 2008
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consensual sex and distribution of toys for same (progress)
Cos posts a good review of a recent court decision (and the context thereof).

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From:grimfaire
Date:February 13th, 2008 07:28 pm (UTC)
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This is just one of many reasons I recognize no law but my own and go out of my way to screw up things within the government whenever I can. If they'd stay out of my life, I'd stay out of theirs.
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From:netmouse
Date:February 13th, 2008 08:00 pm (UTC)
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It's not a competition, you know...

I don't actually know him, except as a member of the network of dr_memory and yix.
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From:grimfaire
Date:February 13th, 2008 08:13 pm (UTC)
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Ooooo it's a competition? Can I get in? Of course my circle is entirely different but much stranger... muhahaha... :)
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From:cos
Date:February 15th, 2008 11:20 pm (UTC)
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I am intrigued...
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From:logangrey
Date:February 13th, 2008 09:11 pm (UTC)
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Score one for the side of good! :-) And oral sex. Definitely a good day. Maybe now the Texans will relax a little bit? ;-)
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From:madtechie2718
Date:February 13th, 2008 10:25 pm (UTC)
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Ireland is still one of the most sexually repressive countries going - last time I looked, all intercourse except between a married couple is illegal.

Contraception was illegal until sometime in the mid-70's.

My family moved there in '68, I stayed in England. Up until legalisation, I used to smuggle a few hundred contraceptives in several times a year and made a reasonable profit selling them on...

Importation by a foreign visitor was legal (or at least not prosecuted) so long as they were for personal use only.....

Even after legalisation, a number of barriers were in the way - chemists (ie pharmacies) held no stock - often under pressure from local churchmen.

At one stage, they were only available by prescription - which would only be available to married couples, to comply with the above-mentioned law.

This is all quite a long time ago - I suspect the EU has intervened on many or all of these laws.

In a way, I was sorry to hear of the de-criminalisation - I lost all those free holidays and the extra income....
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From:_earthshine_
Date:February 14th, 2008 02:04 am (UTC)
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Huzzah! I love to see laws like this go down.

And i'm so not making the moral imperative follow-up joke to that statement right now.


Watch me not make it.


Admire my restraint.


**comic book struggle face**

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*sigh*
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From:netmouse
Date:February 14th, 2008 02:14 am (UTC)
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*laughs and chortles and has to explain why to flinx*
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