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5.20.060 Activities not prohibited.
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(1) This chapter shall not be construed to restrict or prohibit the following activities or products:

(a) Plays, operas, musicals or other dramatic works that are not obscene;

(b) Classes, seminars, or lectures conducted for a serious scientific or educational purpose that are not obscene;

(c) Exhibitions, performances, expressions or dances that are not obscene; and

(d) Breast feeding of infant children.

(2) These exemptions shall not apply to the specified sexual activities defined in PMC 5.20.040 or the sexual conduct described in RCW 7.48.010(2)(b)(ii) and (2)(b)(iii).

(3) Whether or not activity is obscene shall be judged by consideration of the following factors:

(a) Whether the average person, applying contemporary community standards, would find that the activity taken as a whole appeals to the prurient interest in sex; and

(b) Whether the activity depicts or describes in a patently offensive way, as measured against community standards, sexual conduct as described in RCW 7.48A.010(2)(b); and

(c) Whether the activity taken as a whole lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value. [Ord. 3262 § 3, 1997; Code 1970 § 5.27.060.] (Ord. 3262 § 3, 1997; Code 1970 § 5.27.060.)

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