A number of Idaho lawmakers are targeting a topic they say should be taboo on television—premarital sex.
And they're taking a symbolic stand.
Lawmakers are against references to premarital sex in dramas, comedies, reality and talk shows as well as advertisements.
"We need to take a stand and stand up for for the morality of what is best for the citizens of Idaho," said Rep. Darrell Bolz, (R-Caldwell).
The measure that easily passed the house state affairs committee would urge the federal government and the FCC to prohibit the portrayal, even implied, or even the discussion of premarital sex on TV between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.