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The Parents Television Council is denouncing FX for airing what they call "the most sexually explicit content the PTC has ever documented on basic cable."

The Nov. 11 episode of the notoriously graphic and violent Sons of Anarchy, which is in its final season and follows the dangerous exploits of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club, opened with several couples having sex as they worked through the shared grief from losing a beloved friend and mentor in the previous week's episode.

The PTC likened the scenes to pornography one would see on pay cable networks like HBO and Showtime, and cited it as a perfect example of why viewers should be able to decide whether they want to pay for cable channels like FX on an individual basis and not part of a packaged bundle.

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"It's official: In order to watch cable news, ESPN, Disney or the History Channel, every family in America must now also pay for pornography on FX," said PTC President Tim Winter in a statement.

"For years FX has been pursuing a path to be as explicit as HBO, yet still be included in the forced-bundle of advertiser-supported networks that every cable or satellite subscriber must purchase through their monthly bill," he continued. "If FX wants to be like HBO and air this kind of explicit content, then they should become a premium network. But they won't, because the cartel-like leverage they currently enjoy is too lucrative."

Apparently the dangling eyeballs, severed fingers kept as souvenirs, and other gratuitous violence shown in the episode was OK, but don't you dare show butts and sex on TV!

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