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Porn stars and adult video fans on Twitter bemoan the passage of Measure B

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Wrapped packages of condoms and other safe-sex items are seen before a free clinic offering HIV testing December 1, 2010.

One of the more controversial measures that passed in yesterday's elections was Measure B which would require male actors in adult films to wear condoms.

Technically called "The Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act", the measure also forces adult films producers  to obtain health permits for each of their productions.

Some argue that the measure would be hard to enforce. Meanwhile, many fear that such a requirement would scare the profitable industry away from L.A. and possibly California.

Twitter users, predictably, reacted negatively last night and this morning as you can see from this collection of tweets from adult video performers and their fans:

What do you think the adult video industry will do now? Do you think they'll move out of the state?

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Man arrested at LAX with luggage filled with weapons also had rape porn in his computer

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Items found in Yongda Huang Harris's luggage at LAX

The cover of Kurt Saxon's "The Poor Man's James Bond", a book that was found in Yongda Huang Harris's luggage along with a variety of weapons.


The Boston man arrested Friday at LAX after customs agents found him sporting what appeared to be a bulletproof vest, was carrying more than just knives, body bags, and a smoke grenade in his luggage.

Yongda Huang Harris, 28, who wore flame retardant pants as he flew from Japan to LA, allegedly had a laundry list of curious objects in his suitcases according to Homeland Security, including:

- Three lead-filled, leather-coated billy clubs

- A collapsible baton

- A full-face respirator

- A variety of knives and a hatchet

- Body bags

- A Tyvex biohazard suit and various masks

- Duct tape and batteries

- Oven mitts and cooking tongs

- Hand cuffs, leg irons, and plastic flexi-cuffs

- A device to repel dogs

Once investigators inspected Harris's laptop, they discovered Japanese fantasy rape writings, pornography, and "Poor Man's James Bond" - a book that describes how to make bombs and other weapons, ABC News reports.

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Porn condom initiative qualifies for starring role on November ballot

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The L.A. Times reports that a ballot measure dictating the future of unprotected sex for porn actors has received enough signatures to qualify for a starring role in the November election. The NSFW initiative will be decided by voters living in the nerve center of the U.S. porn industry --  Los Angeles County. 

Adult film actors would be required to wear condoms for specific sex acts, and a fee to cover the costs of enforcement would be imposed as part of the film permit. Producers would also need to obtain a permit from the county Department of Public Health.

For some, the multi-billion dollar question is whether or not Los Angeles would be screwing itself out of local industry by roughing up the prolific process of pornography in favor of forced prophylactic use.

Supporters of the mandate cite the risks of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases for actors. And, with New Hampshire as the only other state with similar court rulings regarding adult film producers and anti-prostitution laws, they do not take seriously a threat of industry relocation.

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Report: Hardcore porn was filmed at the Coliseum

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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 2011.

Scoring at the Coliseum is best left to the pros, it seems.

The taxpayer-owned stadium where "USC Trojans play football, two Summer Olympics were staged, John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass," was somehow discovered by the L.A. Times to also hold another standout distinction: It was the location for a hard-core porn flick called, "The Gangbang Girl #32."

Featuring 40 minutes of gritty, gridiron group sex, "the plot of the movie, to the extent that it has one, revolves around a football team and a cheerleader," notes the newspaper.

About half of the 90-minute movie was shot at the stadium during the course of one evening in 2001. With night lights on, the stadium seats, tunnel, and iconic architecture all clearly visible. 

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Jenna Jameson crashes into pole, arrested for suspected DUI

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Jenna Jameson was arrested Friday May 25, 2012 for suspected DUI.

Jenna Jameson was arrested early Friday morning in Southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The ex-adult film star struck a light pole with her vehicle, say Westminster police, who received a 911 call reporting the accident around 12:45 a.m., reports the OC Register.

The famous former porn actress, who suffered minor injuries in the accident but refused medical treatment, showed signs of intoxication prompting authorities to conduct a field sobriety test, according to a statement.

Jameson, who has twin sons with mixed martial arts star Tito Ortiz, was booked at the Westminster City Jail and later cited and released.

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