TITLE

Sexual-Materials Laws Challenged in Oregon

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
American Libraries;Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon and the American Library Association's Freedom to Read Foundation have joined 13 other plaintiffs in challenging two state laws that criminalize the provision of sexually explicit materials to minors. Filed in U.S. District Court, the suit says that the statute, which is aimed at sexual predators, is so vague that it could intimidate Oregonians from giving youngsters sex-education materials and other constitutionally protected works.
ACCESSION #
32545480

 

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