Skip to comments.Conservatives try to curtail hotel porn
Posted on 08/22/2006 12:04:00 PM PDT by King of Florida
NEW YORK - Pornographic movies now seem nearly as pervasive in America's hotel rooms as tiny shampoo bottles, and the lodging industry shows little concern as conservative activists rev up a protest campaign aimed at triggering a federal crackdown.
A coalition of 13 conservative groups including the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America took out full-page ads in some editions of USA Today earlier this month urging the Justice Department and FBI to investigate whether some of the pay-per-view movies widely available in hotels violate federal and state obscenity laws.
The coalition also is trying to draw attention to CleanHotels.com, a directory of hotels and motels nationwide that pledge to exclude adult offerings from their in-room entertainment service.
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Might want to throw that comforter on the floor when you stay at one of those hotels. That or bring some forensic tools to tell just how clean the room is or isn't.
Heck, porn is free in some hotels. /sarc
If you don't want it, don't order it.
I think that's just one of many problems with hotels nowadays. Don't let the bedbugs bite.
Regardless of how I feel about the increased availability of hardcore porn on hotel pay-per-view systems, I am loathe to petition the government to increase its regulation into the content of what entertainment people can choose to purchase in their hotel rooms.
There have been porno movies available in hotels at which I have stayed. I CHOSE NOT TO WATCH THEM. If I had a child old enough to operate the TV, I would have had the front desk block the 'adult' channels.
Caricature of a Puritan: Violently upset that someone somewhere might be having fun.
Freedom is too much to handle for some people.
You and your simple logic.
Both sides of the political spectrum have their share of the nanny staters. I can't stand 'em.
What Hotels should do is turn off porn access to rooms which have minor children registered as staying, and only turn it on if spedifically authorized by an adult. Otherwise Hotels could be selling porn to minor children which is probably against the law in every state.
Did you ever see the 48 hour episode where they went into hotel rooms with one of those infrared devices that show semen in a dark room It was EVERYWHERE....After seeing that, I always bring my own pillows and comforters!!! IT'S DOWNRIGHT SCARY!!! LOL!
I wonder how much money these would make if the name would appear on your bill.
I wonder how much money these would make if you had to call the desk and request the movies be permitted in your room (as opposed to the current default which is to permit them unless you request otherwise).
In other words, I wonder how much money these would make if the people watching them did not do in private what they wished not to have exposed in public.
They dont gots no porn in them Motel 6 places. They hardly got any teevee in them. Them as dont like pron shuld stay in them hotels and leave them others for us who dont care whether there is porn on the teevee or not.
Pretty simple, isn't it? But evidently the protesters don't want anyone else to be able to order it. ....and don't want to be tempted to do so themselves. Iow, busybodies with little self-control.
If you ban it on the TV, people will just use their high speed internet connections to get it. This seems like a silly issue to spend time on.
IMHO, having them turned off should be the default for any room that has minor children registered to stay in them. They should be able to offer it, but they should have to take some precaution that they are not peddling porn to children.
Exactly. Stop your holy war to tell other people what they can and cannot do. That is what we are fighting in the war on terrorism.
Though unable to cite specific cases, Burress contended that the availability of in-room porn is making hotels more dangerous.
Good luck against the power of the dollar is right! I certainly cant be trusted to make a decision for myself, so these kind folks are stepping in to try and make the decision for me.
"The leader of the campaign against in-room porn is Phil Burress, a self-described former porn addict who heads the Cincinnati-based Citizens for Community Values."
Wonderful. He doesn't watch it anymore, which means NOBODY should watch it anymore. Yay freedom!
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