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Regulating obscenity

Austin, Texas – A federal judge barred enforcement of a new law restricting children's access to so-called “sexually explicit” books. While the state no doubt has a strong interest in protecting children from obscene content, this new law imposes “a web of unconstitutionally vague requirements,” and improperly places the burden on booksellers to regulate obscenity.

Read the ruling here.

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