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To: EyeGuy

>>There is, or used to be, such a thing as common decency. Public venue or not<<

The 1st Amendment is a harsh mistress. You you have to grit your teeth sometime.

I have always been ambivalent about “public decency” laws.

I am not saying you are wrong — I am just saying in general my feet fall in the “more freedom than not” camp...


15 posted on 05/23/2012 10:14:07 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: freedumb2003

She has the right to wear that obscene shirt. AA has the right to deny her service, and the public has the right to ostracize her for wearing it.


18 posted on 05/23/2012 10:25:26 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: freedumb2003
I am not saying you are wrong — I am just saying in general my feet fall in the “more freedom than not” camp...

How do you think it has come to this?
Or are there no limits in the social contract any more?

26 posted on 05/23/2012 10:57:27 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: freedumb2003

It was the private airline, not the government TSA, who was the heavy here. They don’t have to let you take porn to view on board, for instance. A church wouldn’t have had to let her sit in the pews with that showing. Etc.


30 posted on 05/23/2012 11:41:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou, let me ABOs run loose! They are of much use Lou, so let me ABOs run loose)
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