January 9, 2012

MORALITY IN MEDIA URGES SUPREME COURT TO UPHOLD BROADCAST INDECENCY STANDARDS

The Cypress Times
January 9, 2012

As the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the question of indecency on broadcast television Tuesday, January 10, 2012, Morality in Media (MIM) is urging the Court to protect children and families from unwanted indecency and pornographic depictions. MIM filed a brief in the case, FCC v. Fox (http://bit.ly/wjG8vn) in which Fox TV, supported by NBC, CBS and ABC, has challenged the Federal Communications Commission’s authority to regulate indecency on network television (not cable TV).

“Fox, NBC, CBS and ABC do not have a right to turn network television into a cesspool at the expense of children and those who wish to avoid the foul language and pornography that is now so common on cable television,” said Patrick A. Trueman, Morality In Media President …

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