Re: N.J. city shuts down burlesque show, citing obscenity laws

Posted by Stringer on 2018/4/13 10:57:04

Burlesque performer urges change to obscenity law

It was a wild scene Wednesday night outside City Hall in Jersey City, where a burlesque performer, two City Council members and a woman dressed as a part of the female anatomy gathered to protest the city's old obscenity law.

Lillian Bustle, whose burlesque career has come under fire by city attorneys who say her shows may be unlawfully obscene, rallied her supporters to urge the council to amend the law, which dates to 1982 and was apparently intended to keep strip clubs out of the city. ... performer_urges_chan.html

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