Hearing Held For Kansas Strip Club Regulations

By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Supporters of a bill that would restrict where strip clubs can operate and what activities take place inside say the changes are necessary to protect Kansas communities and values.

The Community Defense Act would establish where adult businesses can be located, ban lap dances and regulate dancing onstage in various levels of undress.

The measure before the House Federal and State Affairs Committee on Thursday surfaces two years after a similar attempt to regulate strip clubs died in the state Senate.

Phillip Cosby of the Kansas American Family Action of Kansas and Missouri says the bill will reduce the negative effects caused by strip clubs.

Opponents, who will testify Friday, argue the restrictions could cost Kansas as many as 1,000 jobs and are unnecessary.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 191309561 - wibw.com/a?a=191309561
Gray Television, Inc.