Sex dolls being made in China. (FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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Houston Wants Canada To Keep Its Sex Dolls Out of the U.S. City

Kinky S Dolls is targeting Houston as the first market in their American expansion.

Kinky S Dolls, a Canadian firm that calls itself the first “adult love dolls rent-before-you-buy service in North America,” is facing some pushback as it plans an expansion into the United States. The company sells realistic-looking life-size dolls with basic artificial intelligence functions. You can also rent them by the half-hour or hour at a warehouse, currently based in Toronto.

The firm is targeting Houston as the first market in the planned expansion for their sex robots.

“The States is a bigger market, and a healthier market, and God bless Trump,” owner Yuval Gavriel told the Washington Examiner, according to The Guardian.

However, the company is currently meeting resistance from a Christian anti-sex trafficking and anti-pornography group, as well as the city’s mayor, who says it is “not the sort of business” that he wants in Houston.

There does not appear to be any local, state or federal laws that specifically ban “robot brothels,” reports The Guardian. But a Houston non-profit called Elijah Rising started a “Keep Robot Brothels Out of Houston” online petition that currently has more than 12,600 signatures.

Read the full story at The Guardian