LOS ANGELES -- The adult film industry scored a big victory in California as voters Tuesday rejected a ballot proposition that would have required porn film actors to wear condoms in all their sex scenes.
Proposition 60 was portrayed as a workplace health and safety measure -- albeit an unusual one -- that critics said would have chased the vast adult-film industry out of state.
With 96% of the vote counted, the proposition was defeated by a 53.9% to 46.1%What about protecting workers from unnecessary risk? What about reducing STDs? Drive businesses out of state that don't involve degrading people: good. But suddenly a business complains and the population of Sodom and Gomorrah is concerned.