All right, I bring up the first example because, even though the original case started awhile ago, this recently came up a few months ago here in my home state. Somehow 'truck nuts' are to vulger to be seen in public and need to be illegalized. How screwed up of a society are we in where plastic balls are to disturbing for people to be exposed to. Is A Ban on ‘Truck Nuts’ Unconstitutional? « Above the Law: A Legal Web Site At the time I just thought that is was asinine but then a few weeks ago this came up: Seattle Library Lets Man Watch Porn in View of Children | PCWorld We are seriously screwed up if hardcore pornography is protected speech at a PUBLIC library yet displaying truck nuts is somehow over the line. Where do people come up with this crap. To top it off, the ACLU (suprise) is suing again to take any legal filters away: Library Porn Is Subject of ACLU Lawsuit - International Business Times I don't think the courts are going to let that fly as it seems there was a ruling before that upheld filters. Quite frankly, libraries should be able to filter whatever content they feel necessary. Public funding does not give you a right to the use of those resources for whatever you want, just use for what they were designed for. That does not include getting your rocks off.