The ruling is the latest in a series of legal defeats for anti-drag laws.
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Is a Marvel Superhero Movie Made in Poor Taste. And It's Better for It.
In 2018, director James Gunn was fired from the film for gross tweets. But this comic book sequel shows the value of his gross-out sensibility.
It’s already illegal to expose minors to obscenity, so what is this bill really for?
"The Town has routinely detained, cited, and forced Mr. Brunet to go to trial to vindicate his constitutional rights, taking the extraordinary step of adopting a boldly unconstitutional local Ordinance to silence him," the complaint reads.
"If you don't like a book, don't read it. The First Amendment's guarantee of the freedom of speech and the right to access information has created a beautiful marketplace of ideas in our country," said one ACLU representative opposing the bill.
at least through a preliminary injunction, even if the books include some moderately graphic descriptions.
An effort to ban sales of two books to minors ended with a Virginia judge saying that the state’s obscenity statute is “unconstitutional on its face."
An isolated sexually themed passage, even a graphic one, doesn't make a work obscene.
You absolutely, positively shouldn't be allowed to read it. Definitely forbidden.
Va. Judge Finds Probable Cause That "Court of Mist and Fury" and "Gender Queer" Are "Obscene for … Minors"
This finding is now being used as a basis for seeking a restraining order banning Barnes & Noble from distributing the books to minors. Is that constitutional?
A new bill would alter state law to remove an educational exception for disseminating works the community deems "harmful" to minors.
A federal judge says an anti-porn group's suit against Twitter can move forward, in a case that could portend a dangerous expansion of how courts define "sex trafficking."
The Columbia linguist discusses his new book Nine Nasty Words and dismisses the ideological excesses of the 'anti-racism' movement.
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GOP attacks on internet smut are heating up, but the porn industry has more practical threats to worry about.
Jurors remain free to exercise judgment and mercy in a criminal justice system that often lacks both.
The People v. Lawrence Ferlinghetti explains how America embraced free speech—and how we're ready to throw it away.
Charges Dropped Against Florida Man, Because the First Amendment Protects His "I Eat Ass" Bumper Sticker
No ifs, ands, or butts about it.
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The state law targeted people who share erotic photographs of others without their consent.
From the man that helped Utah declare porn a "public health crisis."
City worries bikini hot dog stands could be next.
It's only doing what it *has* to do, by Congress' mandate, which is to investigate *all* complaints. BTW, f*ck the FCC!
In the Wall Street Journal, the ex-Playboy model blames online-porn for Anthony Weiner's texting troubles & kids propelled "warp-speed into the dark side."
Make love, not liberty? Students urge the state to protect "cocks not glocks" on campus.
Not to worry: Prosecutors can use a backup law that also makes it a crime to look at cartoons.
At the industry's biggest gathering, fear and loathing for Republicans was high. But can porn trust Hillary?
The porn industry "will suffer greatly if a Republican is in the White House."
Petition urges Facebook to stop "censoring artful or political expressions of female bodies."
Want government to keep broadcasters from using racist terms