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United States Government First Amendment
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Give Birth Community Standards
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1 St Amendment Freedom Of Speech
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Communications Decency Act George Orwell 1984
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1,996 wordsCongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. (Wallace: 3) A statement from a document that a group of individuals put together to ensure their own ideas and beliefs would never change. The group of people was the forefathers of the United States of America and that documen...
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1,687 wordsPornography on the Internet Pornography is an age-old phenomenon that has been under much modern-day scrutiny. With the recent proliferation of online pornography, possible social ramifications of sexually explicit material on uncontrolled mediums have become the subjects of intense debate. Proponents of a liberal approach toward pornography argue that access to online smut is a constitutionally protected freedom and a harmless diversion that serves to satisfy curiosity and relieve sexual tensio...
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2,990 wordsInternet Censorship The capacity of the information superhighway has exploded in the recent years. It encompasses the east and the west, the land and the sea, and anything our human mind could dream of. This is a good thing, right? With the knowledge of the world just on one s fingertips, it must be good, right? Sure, if it is used the right way. A saying goes like this, Too much of a good thing is bad. It is true. The Internet does accommodate a lot of information. In a way, it has too much inf...
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1,284 wordsCensorship of the Internet and the Tyranny of Our Government To curtail free expression strikes twice at intellectual freedom, for whoever deprives another of the right to state unpopular views also deprives others of the right to listen to those views, said Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr (Censorship and the U. S. Government 1). I completely agree with Mr. Holmes, and when the question of censoring the Internet arises, I cringe. Governing the Internet dominates many debates, censorship leading the fi...
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Barnes And Noble Obscene Material
666 wordsMisteeThats Obscene! Nicole Grey Master Arias Mass Media Law 05 / 26 / 98 Thats # $ % 03 Obscenity: act, utterances, or media deemed contrary to public standards of sexual morality. Obscene items are often called pornography. Because public standards vary, any definition of obscenity is relative to the time and place in which it is formulated. In this very liberated world we live in, it is often difficult to determine what is considered obscene from what isnt. Just as one mans trash is anothe...
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1,704 wordsPornography is very widely controversial no matter were you go. Only in the past couple of years has porn been more accepted. To understand what all the controversy is about you have to recognize the many landmark court cases over the difference between obscenity and pornography. But first I would like to define each. Obscenity, as defined in Websters dictionary, means the state or quality of being obscene; impurity; lewdness. Pornography means literature which prostitutes a figure; obscene writ...
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Sex And Violence Chain Of Events
2,400 wordsPornography: Sex or Subordination? In the late Seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy, was later apprehended and executed. During his detention in various penitentiaries, he was mentally probed and prodded by psychologist and psychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of his violent actions and sexual frustrations. Many theories arose in attempts to explain the motiv...
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