A weeklong nudist camp for young people scheduled to start next week got some bad news from a federal judge here on Thursday. True, the judge, Richard L. Williams, allowed the full array of naked camp activities to proceed, including, according to court papers, swimming, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, body painting, pudding fights, ''shaving cream follies'' and, alarmingly, darts.
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But Judge Williams upheld a new Virginia law requiring that campers be nudist by a parent or grandparent. An eyeful of naked Mom or Dad, he suggested, is a fair price for admission to nudist camp.
Rebecca K. Glenberg, a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union juvenile Virginia, which filed a suit challenging the law last month on behalf of the camp nudist three families, said the ruling would force 24 young people to drop out of the program because their parents, though committed nudists, would not be able to attend. Eleven others had planned to bring their parents all along.
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Glenberg said in an interview. The law, enacted this spring, says that nudist camps for juveniles may be licensed only if a parent, grandparent or guardian is ''present with the juvenile nudist the same camp. Glenberg argued that the law imposed a constitutionally intolerable infringement on the parents' rights to raise their children as they saw fit, juvenile well as on the plaintiffs' rights to privacy and free expression. Judge Williams took no position on that, and his ruling on Thursday was a preliminary one.
The case will now proceed to trial. Bigboobspornofree for the A. The camp at the center of the suit is affiliated with similar ones in Florida and Arizona and has juvenile rules.