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Jay Sekulow: Protecting the Most Vulnerable, Our Children
Catholic Online ^ | 5/23/08 | Jay Sekulow

Posted on 05/23/2008 6:02:24 PM PDT by tcg

The Supreme Court of the United States – in a 7-2 decision – upheld the constitutionality of the Protect Act of 2003 – a federal law that gives prosecutors new tools to target those who market and pander in online child pornography.

This is a significant victory that moves to protect the most vulnerable in our society – our children.

And, it is a victory for Congress, which has spent many years trying to come up with a law that would punish those responsible for the ever-increasing problem of child pornography on the Internet and clear constitutional hurdles – efforts that, until now, have not been successful.

At the American Center for Law and Justice, we represented 18 members of Congress – including five co-sponsors of the law – before the high court through an amicus brief which urged the Justices to overturn a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and uphold the constitutionality of the Protect Act.

We’re delighted that the Court did just that.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aclj; constitution; court; pornography; sekulow
US Supreme Court upheld Legislation aimed at Eliminating Child Pornography. It is a decision that is most welcome and certainly overdue
1 posted on 05/23/2008 6:02:24 PM PDT by tcg
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To: tcg

Yes!

Here is a no holds barred group for kids...WWW.protect.org.

I am a proud supporter and hope you will too!


2 posted on 05/23/2008 7:26:18 PM PDT by Keith Brown (Among the other evils being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised Machiavelli.)
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