Has Halloween been spirited away from trick or treating and turned into a giant Exotic Erotic Ball?
Take all the costumes for women – pirate, witch, mermaid, angel, maid – and add the word sexy to them and that's what you get in the new Halloween shops.
Parents used to fear evildoers giving away bad candy. Now parents may feel they have to shield their childrens' eyes from suggestive or revealing costumes.
Has Halloween become too adult?
Are you offended by what you see in the shops and the costumes being worn by all ages out at night?
How do you keep your kids away from the overwhelming sexualization of the holiday?
Is this an "only-in-California" phenomenon?
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