09 Feb '11, 2am

Make love, not war: A US adult shop is allowing customers to exchange their guns for sex toys

WASHINGTON - A SHOP in the US state of Alabama on Tuesday launched a Valentine's Day offer it hopes will trigger a large response in a limp economy: customers can swap their guns for sex toys. 'In today's economy, this is a way of helping people who may feel they can't afford something for Valentine's Day,' said Sherri Williams, the owner of the 'Pleasures' sex toy shop, where assorted erotica during the next week can be obtained in exchange for cast-off firearms. 'This way, they can take something that's just lying around and swap it for something they can take home and make love, not war with,' she told AFP. A video posted on its website said the shop, housed in an old bank building in Huntsville, 'is trading guns off the street for fun between the sheets.' As soon as Pleasures opened its doors on Tuesday, a customer came in and exchanged an Iver Johnson revolver for a U...

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