- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 9, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The city of Minneapolis has withdrawn a citation issued to an adult novelty store that middle- and high-school students visited for a field trip last month.

Assistant Minneapolis City Attorney Joel Fussy said in a letter that Smitten Kitten is in compliance with zoning requirements. After the sex education field trip by the Gaia Democratic School, inspectors said they found sexually explicit material within sight of minors and said that was a violation.

The Star Tribune (https://strib.mn/1MkeMYN ) reports Smitten Kitten’s attorney argued the store isn’t required to have an adult business license, and therefore a city department didn’t have jurisdiction to give out the citation.

Store owner Jennifer Pritchett says she has a “feeling of vindication” about the citation reversal, but that it doesn’t make up for the pain caused.


Information from: Star Tribune, https://www.startribune.com

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