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Only On: Prominent Member of Church Targeted by Topless Protest Calling for Public Nudity Ban

COLUMBUS (Chris Vanocur) -- A prominent member of an Ohio church recently picketed by strippers is now calling for a ban on all public nudity in the state.

Sunday, dancers from an Ohio gentlemen's club protested at a church in Warsaw. Reportedly, this was because the church members had been protesting them for years.

Dr. Patrick Johnston is a member of that Warsaw church. After the protest by the dancers, Johnston posted this message on his Facebook page: "I am sick that women can legally bare their breasts to children and to married men against their will in Ohio."

In a phone interview Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Johnston also said, "I think when we allow women to flaunt their sexuality to the public, flaunt their nudity to the public, it's harmful to marriage."

Johnston told us that he was horribly offended that the protesters would try to expose their breasts to children. "I think what they did was an offense to God, was an offense to the public morality, and the legislature should act to criminalize what they did."

Johnston now wants Ohioans to contact their legislators and urge them to pass a bill banning public nudity.

Finally, in his Facebook post, Johnston also writes, "The gay pride parade in Columbus is 500,000 strong - why? Because the women go topless." As Johnston explained to us,  "This is the only one where I've seen this level of nudity. San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C.  I have never seen the kind of public lewdness i have seen in Columbus, Ohio."

In light of the dancer's church protest Sunday, Johnston told us he now plans on expanding his protests at their business.