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Californians voted 54-to-46 to reject Proposition 60 on Tuesday night, nixing a proposal that would have explicitly required actors in the global porn capital to wear condoms when having intercourse on set.

Opposition came from the pornography industry, which amassed unlikely support from most big newspaper boards and even some religious conservatives. Their group, Californians Against Worker Harassment, contended that requiring condoms in porn would have done little to protect workers and instead would turn off consumers. Rather than promote health, they argued, the rules would make workers less safe by pushing porn shoots underground or out of state, where there would be little or zero regulation on set.”

Dominic Holden is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Contact this reporter at dominic.holden@buzzfeed.com. Follow him on Twitter.