Larry Flynt, The Sequel

The pornographer-cum-First Amendment martyr returns to challenge Cincinnati once again

You can't blame the guy. If the choice were to go down as either the publisher of cheap porn or a First Amendment activist, you'd be trying to get arrested too. So Larry Flynt returned to Cincinnati to martyr himself again. The Ohio city, where Flynt was arrested on obscenity charges in 1977, is called Censornati by free-speech crusaders, and is one of the few smut-free zones in the country. Enforcement is so strict that residents had to drive to Kentucky to see Paula Jones naked in Penthouse. Trying to catch the eye of the Cincinnati police, Flynt handed out free...

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