“Porn’s Mandatory Condom Bill Passes Key Hurdle” by Dennis Romero

California is making strides towards mandatory condom laws in all pornographic films. Dennis Romero describes further details. This is an excerpt from a recent article published by LA Weekly. The source of this excerpt is http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/04/03/porns-mandatory-condom-bill-passes-key-hurdle

A bill that would mandate condoms for porn performers in California passed a key hurdle in the state legislature this week.

L.A. area Assemblyman Isadore Hall’s AB 1576 was passed unanimously by the Assembly’s Committee on Labor and Employment yesterday.


At yesterday’s hearing before the committee, performers Cameron Bay and Rod Daily, who contracted HIV last year (though not on-set, it would seem), testified in favor of the law.

image retrieved from theweek.com

image retrieved from theweek.com

Hall sounded triumphant, stating:

” … A strong reaffirmation of the California Legislature’s commitment to protect workers in the state, regardless of the type of work performed. For too long, the adult film industry has thrived on a business model that exploits its workers and puts profit over workplace safety.”

This is a significantly shortened excerpt. To read the full article, please visit the LA Weekly website http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/04/03/porns-mandatory-condom-bill-passes-key-hurdle

Dennis Romero is a journalist for LA Weekly.