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Strip Club Sues Over Lack Of Coronavirus Funding Aid

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The owner of a strip club business that operates in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Small Business Administration after not receiving money from the $2 trillion federal coronavirus aid bill.

Little Darlings owner Jason Mohney has struggled obtaining emergency funding after Congress grouped the business into the category of operations of a prurient sexual nature. Mohney argues the exclusion is discriminatory toward a class of workers who perform a legal and legitimate service.

The Flint, Michigan-based company operates 200 exotic dance clubs in several states.