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obscenity debate

Charles S. Clark

obscenity debate

crackdowns on pornography and lewdness draw cries of censorship

by Charles S. Clark

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Published by Congressional Quarterly, Inc. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Censorship -- United States.,
  • Pornography -- United States.,
  • Obscenity (Law) -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles S. Clark.
    SeriesCQ researcher -- 1991, v.1, no. 31
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 969-992 :
    Number of Pages992
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14410760M

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Clark. Introduction. Five years after a call to arms from a federal commission on pornography, the war over obscenity is at full tilt. Justice Department prosecutors are putting heat on pornography. United States obscenity law - Wikipedia.

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Lawrence. (Pixabay) An interview with Robert P. George I n the midst of a debate among conservatives about whether, and to what extent, the government should curtail online pornography, Professor Robert P. W F Schanen Jr's 3 Port Washington, Wis, wklies are target of advertisers boycott, begun by industrialist B Grob, protesting fact that Schanen's printing plant also prints underground newspaper.

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The Supreme Court Defines Obscenity. Warren Burger. In the case of Roth States, the Supreme Court affirmed the view that obscenity lacks First Amendment protection.

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Supreme Court began to relax rules prohibiting the possession, sale, and distribution of obscene material, often called pornography, but in that trend was reversed. United States obscenity law deals with the regulation or suppression of what is considered the United States, discussion of obscenity typically relates to pornography, as well as issues of freedom of speech and of the press, otherwise protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United of obscenity arise at federal and state levels.

"A provocative study of debates about obscenity on the local level. Wheeler's book provides much-needed perspective on the late feminist 'porn wars,' and, finally, gives women activists on both sides of the debate their due." — Andrea Friedman, Washington University.

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