Findlaw: What’s an appropriate sentence for a defendant who pleads guilty to possessing over 7,100 images of child pornography? While the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to answer that precise question this week, it ruled that a one-day sentence and a $100 fine landed on the lax side of the child pornography sentence spectrum. | U.S. v. Robinson
“A new requirement that travellers to Australia declare any pornography they’re carrying is being condemned by lobbyists for internet freedom and the sex industry.”
Clifton Drake writes at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission: “When it comes to the word ‘pornography,’ many Christians would assume it’s synonymous with ‘obscenity,’ and indeed in the biblical worldview, it is. The law, however, takes a different view. Although obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment, pornography is not necessarily considered under the law obscene and therefore is often protected as free speech. For something to be considered obscene, three factors must be shown . . . “
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The KidZui “kid-safe” browser is now available as a Firefox Add-on. “Rather than filter the Internet, KidZui’s founders built an entirely new one – customized for kids. Instead of reducing, KidZui expands. There are already over a million websites, pictures and videos in KidZui, all thoroughly reviewed by caring teachers and parents just like you. And the process continues 24/7 with new kid-friendly content added daily.”
AB88 “establishes a civil remedy for a person who was a victim of a sexual offense which was used to promote child pornography.”
Regulation of Adult Entertainment Establishments in New Hanover County: “Interest in regulating adult entertainment businesses is increasing throughout the Country, as such establishments continue to proliferate. Potential negative impacts of adult businesses include declining property values, blight and deterioration of surrounding neighborhoods, crime, and loss of quality of life.”
Location of Adult Entertainment Uses – Background Material (pdf)
Bruce Freeland, Planning Director, June 1987
The purpose of this study is to provide an information base on adult entertainment uses to aid the Planning Commission in their deliberations on the need to regulate the location of adult entertainment uses. Part I of this study, which is composed of background information, will be presented to the Planning Commission prior to their September 16th public meeting. At this public meeting, the public will provide their comments on the need and type of regulations that may be adopted for adult entertainment uses. At a subsequent Planning Commission meeting, staff will present Part II of the study, which will include an analysis and recommendation as to the need for regulation and form that any necessary regulation should take.