Morality in Media protested the sale of the smutty magazines Playboy and Penthouse on US Military Bases. In response, Uncle Sam declared that said smut is not considered sexually explicit under federal law.
This remarkable aptitude for redefining reality may explain why the notion “just war” no longer means what it formerly did, or why such oxymoronic neologisms as “gay marriage” are now an accepted part of our national lexicon.
(FoxNews.com) Adult magazines like Playboy and Penthouse are reportedly permitted to be sold on military installations because they do not meet the federal definition of indecent material, according to a top Pentagon official.
Frederick Vollrath, assistant secretary of defense for readiness and force management, responded to a complaint from Morality in Media in a July 22 letter by saying that a review board had scrutinized those magazines and determined that “based on the totality of each magazine’s content, they were not sexually explicit under [the federal law],” Military Times reports.
Morality in Media, an anti-pornography group, complained in June about the sale of adult magazine on Department of Defense property.