Sent: Monday, June 21, 2010 10:24 AM
To: Gold, Deborah@DIR
Subject: FORCE IS A VERY UNHEALTHY PRACTICE
As i might not be able to read the following into the record during the June 29 meeting. please accept this statement:
As founder of Protecting Adult Welfare (www.pawfoundation.org)...I appreciate your concerns.
But I feel compelled to advise you that the implementation of "Mandatory Condoms" will "force" California's Adult Entertainment Industry to find "unhealthy" ways to circumnavigate the process.
I would prefer that you work with the adult industry to create a policy of sane sexual practices, rather than simply trying to control a legal creative medium that provides a masturbatory catharsis for the masses.
Increasing the performer testing procedures to twice a month, and testing not only for STDs but also for immune system debilitating drugs ,would certainly be a start.
And regarding "confidentiality issues" ...anyone who enters into the adult industry should fully understand that "when their privates become public viewing material, they should fully expect to lose their privacy."
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