Kansas legislators approved two bills Wednesday aimed at the strip club industry and protecting victims of child pornography. One bill, approved by the House on a vote, would place restrictions on the location of strip clubs and their activities. The sponsors said it cleans up activities viewed as immoral in their communities. Joe Patton, a Topeka Republican, said he had questioned whether the state should be involved in regulating sexually oriented businesses until he read numerous studies about their effects on communities. The bill would prohibit strip clubs, adult stores and other sexually oriented businesses from locating within 1, feet of schools, libraries, public parks, licensed day-care centers and houses of worship. Sexually oriented businesses would have to close from midnight to 6 a.
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Kansas House candidate Paul Davis subject of new attack for his 'history with strip clubs'
Kansas congressional hopeful Paul Davis, a Democrat, is the target of a new campaign ad which highlights the time he was caught at a strip club during a police raid. AP Photo. Davis is a former state representative who also ran unsuccessfully for governor as a Democrat in But nearly two decades earlier, in the late s, Davis was caught at a strip club in Coffeyville, Kansas, during a police raid. I was never accused of having done anything wrong, but rather I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
The Democratic candidate for governor in Kansas found himself on the defensive this weekend after acknowledging that he was caught up in a police raid of a strip club years ago. Davis said Saturday during a meeting with campaign workers. Recent polling shows Mr. But word that Mr. Davis patronized a strip club in , which was first reported Saturday in a small Kansas newspaper, could prove damning in a socially conservative state where there have been recent efforts to restrict or outlaw those businesses.