ACLU backing porn in Utah

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    The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is seeking an injunction in federal district court in Salt Lake City as part of its lawsuit claiming that the Utah law violates state residents' rights to free expression and unlawfully interferes with interstate commerce.

    The controversial legislation requires the attorney general to create an official list of Web sites with material that is deemed "harmful to minors" and that is "not access restricted." Under the law, Internet providers in Utah must provide their customers with a way to disable access to sites on the list or face felony charges.

    Other states, including New Mexico and New York, have attempted to target sexually explicit Web sites but have been rebuffed by courts on First Amendment grounds. Because Utah's law regulates Internet providers rather than sex-themed sites, it represents a different approach that theoretically could fare better--though a similar law in Pennsylvania was rebuffed last year.

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    Ah, yes - the ACLU - always looking out for America's best interests...

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    Its in our best interests to degrade our women and misuse our hands? Sounds more like the ACLU lawyers just need to make sure they still have a date with rosey palm and her five sisters everynight:p
     

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