Skip to comments.Canadian Court Lifts Ban on ‘Swingers’ clubs (Group sex not a threat to society, it says - Right!)
Posted on 12/21/2005 11:49:30 AM PST by TCats
Group sex among consenting adults not a threat to society, it says. Group sex among consenting adults is neither prostitution nor a threat to society, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Wednesday as it lifted a ban on so-called swingers clubs.
In a ruling that radically changes the way courts determine what poses a threat to the population, the top court threw out the conviction of a Montreal man who ran a club where members could have group sex in a private room behind locked doors.
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I'm surprised that Canada had that kind of restriction personal private behavior to start with.
What's wrong with this?
If by 'Libs' you mean Libertarians, then yes. This is in Canada anyway.
I realize this is not in Canada but still seems timely:
I would say let them have at it and eventually they will die out from disease, however, there are some innocent spouses that will suffer and children will suffer eventually, too.
Well, as long as they do not spread disease or frighten the horses in the street [they were behind closed doors, right?], then one could let them be, as there's no threat to the society.
Libertarianism is a political philosophy.
Just because something is legal, doesn't mean it's a good idea to actually do it. Lack of legal restriction implies self-restraint among the general public. The opposite is true as well.
I'm sure such businesses would be subject to Canada's undoubtedly strict health regulations/requirements, no? In any case, you puts in your quarter, you takes your chances . . .
The liberal/libertarian view is conceived in irresponsibility by definition. Is it not ironic that those followeing that lifestyle, legal or not, will be the ones to scream the loudest for the "g-o-v-e-r-n-m-e-n-t" to take care of them when AIDS, syphilis, gonorrhea or some other sexually transmitted disease pays them a visit.
"Oh Canada....,Glorious and Free...."
Probably depends on which group we're talking about.
After somebody else suggested it (sorry that I can't give credit where credit is due), Canada will always be "our retarded cousin from the North".
I can't add to that assessment.
This is something that should be decided by the community, not some judge forcing his standard, or lack thereof, on everyone else.
I see. So it's okay with you if people band together and criminalize behaviors that don't violate others rights, but does violate their sensibilities. Got it. Are you familiar with the term "tyranny of the majority"? Just asking.
Public health can't be defended once one commits to abandoning any conception of public morality. The former's dependent upon the latter.
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