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In 1871, Morris Jesup chaired a meeting that formed a Committee on Obscene Literature. It was at this moment that Anthony Comstock entered their world.
He was arrested in July 2013 and charged with seven counts of child exploitation, and making and distributing obscene literature involving children (Kauro and Morrow, July 2013, Globe and Mail).
Three years earlier an envelope containing obscene literature and written material had been found on a London bus.
In 1882, Boston district attorney Oliver Stevens described the work as "obscene literature".
Islamabad, June 18(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the Religious Affairs Ministry on a petition seeking control on the circulation of obscene literature on the Internet.
films include "Howl," about a 1957 trial of a publisher who printed Allen Ginsberg s poem of the same name for which he was accused of distributing "obscene literature."
We are of the opinion that this book is such a book as brings it within the provisions of the Public Statutes respecting obscene literature, and suggests the propriety of withdrawing the same from circulation and suppressing the editions thereof." Otherwise, Stevens threatened, the charge that the work violated the state's obscenity law "will have to be entertained." (11) The complaint originated with Frederick B.
Authorities must also ban the sale of certain types of music which has high levels of profanity and obscene literature. I will support the authorities if they ban obscene and pornographic sites.
(1) An Act for the Suppression of Trade in, and Circulation of, Obscene Literature and Articles of Immoral Use, 17 Stat.
Anyone who crossed his path was subjected to vile accusations and obscene literature targeted to undermine their good characters.
Post Office Inspector to enforce the Comstock Act, boasted that he had singlehandedly destroyed 160 tons of obscene literature between 1873 and 1915, bringing 3,760 "criminals" to "justice." See Margaret H.
An act prohibiting the mailing of obscene literature was passed by Congress.