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Here's a Slashdot discussion on a BUNCH of things near and dear to me…the First Amendment, Comic Books, and STUPID legal battles.

Here's an excerpt:

“I've been following the Jesus Castillo case for a while. The case itself is an obscenity charge for selling an adult comic to an adult undercover police officer in Dallas. Recently, the US Supreme Court denied his appeal, with the notion that obscenity is a state-level affair, despite the First Amendment being a Federal law. There's also an interview with the head of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and some good ruminations from Neil Gaiman on the subject. Bad precedents for free speech – the CBDLF donations and giving to the EFF are Good Things. “

I HIGHLY recommend donating to both the EFF and the CBLDF. Great organizations (and in the interest of full disclosure, yes, I'm a member of both).

 

 

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