No problem. And anyone in your town who does not agree will be told to leave the state — for nudie nights. The decision was sparked by a controversy in the town of Sayreville, N. Residents wanted a nude juice bar shut down, and they got their wish. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that towns can restrict sexually-oriented businesses by arguing such establishments are available in New York and Pennsylvania, reports the Star-Ledger. Thursday's decision was influenced by Sayreville's argument that they had a right to close the melon-heavy juice bar under a state law that prohibits such businesses within 1, feet of homes and parks.
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The ruling would pertain to any "sexually-oriented" business, including adult book stores. The five-to-one majority ruling, written by Justice Helen Hoens, said that in evaluating whether there are "alternative channels of communication" for patrons of these businesses, "trial courts are not precluded from considering the existence of sites that are located outside of New Jersey but found within the relevant market area as defined" by experts. But, Justice Barry Albin wrote a dissenting opinion in which he said, "today, this court becomes the first in the nation to suggest that a state can geographically restrict constitutionally permissive expression within its borders by offering a neighboring state as an alternative forum. Vella said Club 35 is open and operating as a nude juice bar and the decision will not close the business. He said a state law prohibits the operation of sexually oriented businesses within 1, feet of homes, public parks, houses of worship or residential development.
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