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The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government declares as a matter of public policy that the prohibition of the sale to minor and the display or exhibition in public establishments open to minors of certain publications, articles, books, magazines, movies, recordings, and other works which are harmful to minors and which exploit, are devoted to, or are principally made up of descriptions, representations, and depictions of sexual acts, nude or partially denuded human figures, or sadomasochistic abuse is a public necessity and is required in the interest of health, safety, welfare, and the well-being of the people and is required to protect persons under the age of 18 from displays of such publications, articles, books, magazines, movies, recordings, and other works in public places and to decrease the incidence of crime and juvenile delinquency related thereto.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 133.10) (Lou. Ord. No. 115-1977, approved 11-1-1977; Lou. Am. Ord. No. 3-1988, approved 1-14-1988; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 48-2007, approved 3-26-2007)