Library Internet Porn Law Struck Down

A federal judicial panel on Friday overturned a U.S. law that sought to protect children from Internet pornography by withholding government subsidies from public libraries that fail to install filtering software on personal computers. - Yahoo news

This is the third time this kind of law was struck down. Would it be unthinkable for Congress to simply bring in lawyers from the ACLU to get the law right the first time and stop wasting our time and money? I'm actually not opposed to our American litigious ways, I think on a macro level we're evolving our system of law faster because of it. But in this case the government should have learned years ago the ACLU lawyers are too damn good and are going to have their way.

Friday, May 31, 2002 | Permalink | Filed in Politics


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