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Pornography / Sex Discrimination / Minneapolis #82399

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 30, 1983
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Controversial city ordinance here banning pornography on sex discrimination basis, and thus falling under civil rights laws, examined; implications of new law explained. [City cnsl. member Van WHITE - supports amendment.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Linda OJALA - feels ordinance is unconstitutional, violating First Amendment.] Sale of "Playboy" magazine cited as example of amendment's vagueness. [Amendment co-author Katherine MacKINNON - feels pornography is practice of subbordination of sexually exploited women.] [Mayor Don. FRASER - feels law faces serious problems.] Delay in law's enforcement explained.
REPORTER: Jerry King

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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