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Law Center Victory in Georgia v. Scott: “Talking Dirty” to a Child is Not Protected by the First Amendment

In January, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation submitted an amicus brief to the Georgia Supreme Court urging the court to uphold a statute criminalizing obscene Internet contact with minors. This statute is vital to protecting children from sexual predators in the digital age but was facing a First Amendment challenge. The American Center for Law…


No, It’s Not Your 1st Amendment Right to “Talk Dirty” to a Child: NCOSE Filed Brief Before Georgia Supreme Court

READ OUR BRIEF HERE Criminal laws must be updated to adapt to the new Internet community. Like any other community the Internet is a place for business, relationships, dating and unfortunately criminal activity, including the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. This is why the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has filed an amicus brief…


NCSE Demands that New A.G. Enforce Obscenity Laws

National Center on Sexual Exploitation puts pressure on the Senate Judiciary Committee to secure commitment from Loretta Lynch Washington, DC – National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) sent a letter, signed by over 100 group leaders, urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to ensure that Attorney General nominee, Loretta Lynch, makes a commitment to enforce federal…



Does indecency rest in the eye — or ear — of the beholder?

Boston Pilot January 27, 2012 After nearly a decade of threats, fines and court challenges, America may finally learn for sure whether the federal government has the authority punish the airing of indecent material on broadcast television. Or, America will get to see a continuing game of cat and mouse between the Federal Communications Commission…



Networks Argue for Clarity in TV Indecency Rules

Christian Broadcasting Network January 11, 2012  Should the federal government be allowed to regulate what broadcasters put on the air during times when children are often watching television? The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday from attorneys with the big four broadcast networks. ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox said their clients deserve full First Amendment…



Supreme Court examines TV nudity, profanity

Baptist Press January 11, 2012  U.S. Supreme Court justices challenged lawyers for major networks Tuesday to explain why the federal government should not be able to establish a “safe haven” from nudity and obscene language on television. The high court heard oral arguments in what has been described as the most important broadcast indecency case…




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 ( in…