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Children's Right to Porn

Children's Right to Porn The California appeals court ruled that libraries must not use computer filters to disallow kids from viewing Internet pornography. A San Jose Mercury News editorial inferred that the First Amendment was invoked so the adult’s right to view porn would not be encroached. One can see the Civil Liberties Union-who won the case- standing with hand over heart as the Constitution upheld this new right. If Internet smutt is authorized why not have smutty magazines lying around the newspaper section. Also, we mustn’t forget the kid’s right to check out dirty magazines and videos. It would never get that far because parents don’t allow their children into porn shops. The libraries funding would soon be voted down. Why aren’t parents angered by library Internet obscenity? It is the same reason abortion is legal while infanticide is not. Babies and dirty magazines can be seen, but babies in the womb and Internet porn usually are unseen by parents. Of course, the