The Supreme Court: Minor Obscenity

Lately, the Supreme Court has regularly been finding anti-obscenity laws unconstitutional. But it has also hinted that it would find no objection to laws specifically aimed at the protection of juveniles. Last week, by a vote of 6 to 3, the court fulfilled the hints by holding that states may make it a crime knowingly to sell "to minors under 17 years of age material defined to be obscene to them whether or not it would be obscene to adults."

Beyond Adult Scope. In 1965, a 16-year-old boy bought a few girlie magazines...

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