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Bill requiring porn stars to wear condoms and get regularly tested for AIDS passes California's
AP ^ | May 28, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 05/28/2014 5:43:36 AM PDT by C19fan

Porn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday. The bill, AB1576 by Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, advanced to the Senate on a 41-12 vote, the minimum number of votes needed. The bill follows a similar mandate in Los Angeles County, approved by voters in 2012. Hall said his bill is a workplace-safety measure to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, citing recent industry-imposed moratoriums on adult film shoots after actors were diagnosed.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; US: California
KEYWORDS: porn
First LA now all of CA. Looks like CA is going to drive away another industry this one for better or worse iconic for the state.
1 posted on 05/28/2014 5:43:36 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Relocation to Las Vegas is fairly easy. I’m sure Harry Reid will welcome such new constituents.


2 posted on 05/28/2014 5:45:57 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

True, they’ll just shoot in a different location! w/sarc


3 posted on 05/28/2014 5:46:58 AM PDT by WellyP (question!)
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To: Vigilanteman
"I’m sure Harry Reid will welcome such new constituents."

Cum to Nevada, no condoms required....
4 posted on 05/28/2014 5:47:11 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: C19fan

So were are the “NOW” types screaming stay out of my womb, my body, my choice.......................(is a sarcasm tag really needed here)


5 posted on 05/28/2014 5:47:58 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Vigilanteman

“Relocation to Las Vegas is fairly easy....”

Or anywhere else. Those bunny wabbits never learn......


6 posted on 05/28/2014 5:47:59 AM PDT by JParris
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To: C19fan

And people say the California legislature can’t address the real problems facing the state!


7 posted on 05/28/2014 5:48:30 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: C19fan

And CaliPornia “wonders” WHY DECENT, HARDWORKING and NORMAL PEOPLE BLANKING HATE THAT “STATE”!


8 posted on 05/28/2014 5:51:28 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: C19fan

The fools don’t realize that digital cameras have become ubiquitous, there is zero reason for any porn production to remain in California. Importantly, the businesses themselves can remain in California, intertwined as they are with the regular film industry. Just the photography needs to be elsewhere.


9 posted on 05/28/2014 5:55:02 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: C19fan
Then there's gay prostitutes, gay pervs, gay men and women in general.

I almost think they should be tatooed...kinda like the "A" thing.

10 posted on 05/28/2014 5:55:09 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: C19fan
'This is largely unenforceable, even though I know there's a line of people wanting to inspect sets,' he said.

More laws to drive jobs out of California. The democRats have never seen a problem that can't be solved by more laws or more spending.

11 posted on 05/28/2014 5:57:07 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: C19fan

At least they don’t need protective eye ware ...


12 posted on 05/28/2014 5:57:39 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: C19fan

With all the free stuff on the internet ,commercial porn is a contracting industry. Still leave it to government interference to destroy ant commercial enterprise. The irony is that if these regulations were proposed by Republicans, liberal Democrat judges would void them as an assault on “free speech” and censorship.


13 posted on 05/28/2014 5:57:44 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Vigilanteman
Relocation to Las Vegas is fairly easy.

I don't think so. Sex for money is prostitution and illegal in every state except California and New Hampshire. Sex for money while making a film is specifically exempted in those two states.

New Hampshire? LOL! Damned if I know what they were thinking.

14 posted on 05/28/2014 5:58:53 AM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: C19fan; All

“Bill requiring porn stars to wear condoms and get regularly tested for AIDS...”

Bill Clinton?


15 posted on 05/28/2014 5:59:01 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: SeeSharp

It’s legal in New Hampshire? Are you sure you didn’t mean Nevada?


16 posted on 05/28/2014 6:01:33 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: Vigilanteman
Relocation to Las Vegas is fairly easy. I’m sure Harry Reid will welcome such new constituents.

Actually, the vast majority of the porn industry has already moved to Eastern Europe, production and labor costs are much cheaper, and virtually no regulation exists.

17 posted on 05/28/2014 6:01:50 AM PDT by apillar
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To: C19fan

How is the difference between a porn “star” and a porn non-star determined. It’s important if only porn “stars” have to wear a condom.


18 posted on 05/28/2014 6:02:20 AM PDT by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: areukiddingme1

Bill Maher


19 posted on 05/28/2014 6:05:46 AM PDT by twister881
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To: C19fan

This is a workplace problem. Shouldn’t OSHA be doing inspections? /S


20 posted on 05/28/2014 6:10:24 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: C19fan

I’ll bet that most of the AIDS cases were gay men, and of the few women, all received unprotected anal sex (just like gay men!) and most also did drugs.

The fact that most female porn stars have prodigious unprotected sex with men who have lots of unprotected sex tells us all we need to know about the lack of AIDS risk among heterosexuals.


21 posted on 05/28/2014 6:30:55 AM PDT by Freeping Since 2001 (Since 2001. Seriously.)
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To: dynoman

I knew some people in the industry and most attractive porn actresses become well known “stars” for the following reasons:

-There are very few attractive women (and even fewer men) who can do that type of work and genuinely look like they are enjoying it (a handful actually do). One 30-minute scene takes an entire day to film and they have to look good and happy for most of it.

-Even the largest porn studios have maybe 5-10 actresses at one time that they continuously rotate.

-Men who are into porn get to know this group of girls VERY well. Some watch porn for entire days since puberty.

-Far more men (and even more women) watch and pay for porn than admit it. Porn stars are at least as popular as top Hollywood stars but we don’t talk about them in public.

-Attractiveness declines with age and pregnancy so they have a very short career. About half also leave on their own due to pressure from friends/family/lovers but that stigma is going away.

(and yes, I consider them actresses and not prostitutes. They are paid to act out a scene on film and there is no actual sexual pleasure for any of the actors. Prostitutes are paid for personal sexual pleasure.)


22 posted on 05/28/2014 6:38:48 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: C19fan

Good idea. Now they should move on to politicians who screw the taxpayers.


23 posted on 05/28/2014 6:48:54 AM PDT by ZULU (https://www.facebook.com/freejustina)
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To: C19fan

How about they pass a law outlawing stupidity? That would work just as well


24 posted on 05/28/2014 6:51:29 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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25 posted on 05/28/2014 6:53:06 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: varyouga

I haven’t watched or looked at any porn since my early teen years. I sort of view it as psychological junk food for the weak minded. Not that I DON’T enjoy such things, but I prefer to be a live participant, and with the same person. :p

I don’t view porn, or even prostitution any differently than I do a couple of boxers or football players beating one another to a pulp, while being paid well to do it.


26 posted on 05/28/2014 7:01:40 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Pearls Before Swine
This is a workplace problem. Shouldn’t OSHA be doing inspections? /S

LOL...I was about to post the same thing...

Quite frankly I'm sort of surprised they have not...

27 posted on 05/28/2014 7:03:25 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: C19fan

HAT TIP: http://curmudgeonlyskeptical.blogspot.com/


28 posted on 05/28/2014 7:19:41 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The “fourth estate”has morphed into a 5th column)
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To: C19fan

Why not order them to keep their clothes on too while they’re at it?


29 posted on 05/28/2014 7:27:56 AM PDT by Argus
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Craigslist gigs for my state and neighboring ones have over half for female adult gigs.


30 posted on 05/28/2014 7:29:42 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: C19fan

So, if a porn actor gives someone AIDS, that’s bad. But, if a male homosexual gives someone AIDS, that’s love?


31 posted on 05/28/2014 7:47:39 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: C19fan

And the porn biz packs up and moves to Nevada.


32 posted on 05/28/2014 7:49:40 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: C19fan

An idiot gerbilist writing an article on the bill which represents what the bill achieves to the same degree that a James Bond movie depicts and actual Ian Fleming novel.


33 posted on 05/28/2014 7:59:28 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: SeeSharp

A lot of porn is shot in Florida, Colorado, and Ohio.


34 posted on 05/28/2014 8:01:47 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: C19fan

LOL

California, not ONE industry they aren’t willing to screw over.


35 posted on 05/28/2014 8:03:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Kozak

A funny, but valid point! Did Cali-pornia address this in the bill? There are many ways to get infected.


36 posted on 05/28/2014 8:06:47 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is my tag!)
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To: MrEdd

I suspect Florida will quickly overtake CA then. That kind of business is booming here.


37 posted on 05/28/2014 8:07:56 AM PDT by Paradox (Unexpected things coming for the next few years.)
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To: C19fan
And now they have technology to remove the condom from scenes using computer graphic manipulation:

"To solve this problem, one studio has turned to airbrushing and CGI to appease both the law, and the customers, by digitally removing the condoms in post-production."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2561982/How-CGI-keeping-porn-sexy-Digital-penises-airbrushing-help-hide-actors-condoms.html

38 posted on 05/28/2014 8:09:28 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Vigilanteman

“Relocation to Las Vegas is fairly easy. I’m sure Harry Reid will welcome such new constituents.”

I wrote Reid’s bio. Some of his first bribes came from pimp Joe Conforte at Mustang ranch. Reid’s good friends Oscar Goodman, Jay Brown and Dominic Gentile are all mafia porn lawyers.

I will have lots more details on the porn connection in my new updates, about three weeks.


39 posted on 05/28/2014 8:11:11 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: C19fan
Looks like CA is going to drive away another industry

Yup, the porn industry will just move to a different state. Californians are a pretty stupid lot.

40 posted on 05/28/2014 8:29:54 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Mr. K

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41 posted on 05/28/2014 8:32:09 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Cementjungle

Jobs for CGI artists in the making. The most I need is to after effects enough to remove sensor grit and splotches that only magically appear on the shots that I would really like involving any kind of sky or white in color.

Neutral density filters and routine cleaning are standard things with me.


42 posted on 05/28/2014 8:32:56 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: wally_bert
Neutral density filters and routine cleaning are standard things with me.

Same here... I shoot with full-frame cameras...big sensors.

43 posted on 05/28/2014 8:38:58 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

Sensors are dust magnets, a fact of life. Stills are easy enough to fix. I am a poor 60 and hopefully not too far off, 70d person. Video is what I primarily use DSLRs for. The 60 has some age and hours on it but is a workhorse.

I’m looking into 4k video but need to upgrade the PC to handle it. Studio 17 with full HD is a small hog.


44 posted on 05/28/2014 8:46:08 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: wally_bert

Haven’t done much video at all yet, but if my daughter gives us some grand-kids then I’ll probably be doing lots of video shooting.


45 posted on 05/28/2014 8:50:23 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

I spent enough years in public TV land. Most of what I do goes to stock agencies. I used to make some decent side money plus I enjoyed it. HD isn’t the apparent big selling format but 4k is. An entry level camcorder that should meet specs is around 1800 or so last I checked.

I would hate to give up using my 100 mm macro and the 50 prime that I have come to enjoy using.


46 posted on 05/28/2014 8:58:37 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: C19fan

Porn ‘stars’- filth disgusting people!


47 posted on 05/28/2014 8:58:48 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: C19fan
With all the problems in California, the legislature still focuses on Guns and the problems of STDs for porn stars.

What a commentary on the state of affairs...


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48 posted on 05/28/2014 9:38:50 AM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

Can we now pass a bill requiring drug tests and mandatory periodic psych evaluations for the pols in Sacramento?


49 posted on 05/28/2014 11:12:58 AM PDT by DPMD
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