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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Virginia Porn Shop Closing Due To Community Pressure

From www.citizenlink.com

During the last year and a half, Rick E. Krial spent $150,000 defending his porn business in court.

He says it's not worth it anymore, The News Leader of Staunton, Va., reported.

Staunton Prosecutor Raymond C. Robertson won a conviction against Krial and his company in August on two misdemeanor obscenity charges. The week-long trial pitted Robertson against two of the nation's top obscenity trial lawyers. The porn shop closed after the trial.

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2 comments:

  1. Yeah rah! A lot of folks will cry foul under the idea that somehow this limits free speech. For the sake of common sense, however, it's nice to see some of the sleaze going by the wayside.

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  2. They can argue about free speech all they want, but this shop was doing some illegal business so shutting it down was about the law, not about rights.

    And sometimes it's just great to have a reminder that in the fight for family values, it is possible to make a difference!

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