Supreme Court Takes Up Child Porn Law

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In 2002, the US Supreme Court threw out a law against child pornography on the Internet saying it might have covered depictions of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Congress re-wrote the law, which was used to convict Michael Williams of promoting child pornography, on the grounds that it violated the 1st Amendment. The Bush Administration wants the law to be restored. The 11th Circuit ruled that part of the law unconstitutional and today the Supreme Court heard the appeal. Joan Biskupic covers the court for USA Today.

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