Article Title

Law should curb traffic in smut: 'Printed poison' danger to youth

Authors

Norman Thomas

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

6-19-1955

Challenged Material

horror comics, pornography

Reading Level

young adult

Location

U.S.

Participants

Norman Thomas

Abstract

In this opinion piece, the author states that pornography and horror comics are undoubtedly having an adverse impact on children. He advocates the use of censorship to rid society of these comics, stating that common sense dictates that such disgusting and harmful materials are not protected under freedom of the press.

Keywords

horror comics, pornography, freedom of the press, values, sexually explicit, sexual

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