Strippers Fight Strip Club Shut Down in New Orleans

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Jul. 01, 2016

Strippers in New Orleans have protested a move to reduce the number of strip clubs on Bourbon Street and the surrounding French Quarter in an effort to curb crime in the area. The New Orleans City Planning Commission recommended on Tuesday that the number of strip clubs on Bourbon Street be limited to seven, which would be half as many as there are now. Is this a reasonable response to human trafficking, or a sweeping sanitization of the city's reputation for vice? We look at the crackdown on the Lip News with Jason Venzor and Elliot Hill.