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Houston City Council voted Wednesday to ban the sex robot brothel proposed by Yuval Gavriel, who owns Kinky S Dolls in Toronto. Set to open near the Galleria area, the city's ordinance allowed the sale of sex robots, but not to let eager customers try them out inside the store.
The modern-age brothel, which lets you try sex dolls before you buy them, would have been the first of its kind in the U.S. If it had come to fruition,
The councilman, along with city council, may have taken their stance, but Gavriel isn't throwing in the towel just yet. According to Houston's KHOU 11, Gavriel is talking with his lawyers.
Legal experts say local government is entitled to regulate "sexually-oriented businesses," but the same goes for Gavriel also fighting the ordinance. Even if the businessman eventually gets his way, local residents took to the podium at the council meeting to voice concerns. Many Houstonians fear the brothel could increase sex trafficking in the area.
If Gavriel gets his way, Councilman Travis said he'd call out the locals who frequent the potential brothel.
"I've already got cameras lined up that, if ever this occurs, I'll be out there 24/7 with cameras filming everyone that goes in and everyone that goes out," he said.
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