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Supreme Court / Freedom of Speech / Telephone Pornography #569185

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Supreme Court reported ruling that telephone pornography services are protected under first amendment. Congress recalled banning services in an attempt to prevent children from being exposed to them. [Morality in Media spokesperson Joseph REILLY, Junior - comments on harmful effects of these telephone messages on children.] Justice Byron White's opinion quoted with regard to obscenity. [Representative Thomas BLILEY - criticizes Supreme Court for this ruling and flag burning decision.] [Tara-Reston Christian School principal Jane ROGERS - says justice doesn't understand what these problems do to families.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Barry LYNN - comments.] (Artist: Arthur Lien)

Reporter(s):
Stern, Carl;
Williams, Mary Alice
Duration:
00:02:10

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