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Pornography and the First Amendment
Last Aired: 12/17/2007

The U.S. Supreme Court has struggled over the years to define where the First Amendment ends and obscenity begins. The pressure to answer that question is intensifying as pornography moves onto the Internet and as public concerns increase about child pornography. Several moves to regulate porn are testing the limits of the First Amendment. But the porn industry has some civil rights groups in its corner,
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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