Article Title

Video policy to be reviewed

Authors

Joe Kidd

Newspaper

The Register-Guard (Eugene)

Date

1-4-1994

Challenged Material

R-rated movies

Reading Level

adult

Location

Springfield

Participants

Springfield City Council; Springfield Public Library;

Outcome

patron policy change

Abstract

The Springfield City Council asked city attorneys to review the constitutionality of its decision to prohibit children under 16 years old from checking out R-rated videos from the Springfield Public Library's collection. The ACLU and MPAA challenged the decision, prompting the review.

Keywords

Oregon ACLU, American Civil Liberties Union, Councilman Stu Burge, Mayor Bill Morrisette, Dave Fidanque, Motion Picture Association of America, Councilman Greg Shaver, Polly Nelson, City Attorney Tim Harold, Larry Schanz, Ralf Walters, Bob Russell, Councilwoman Terry Beyer, civil libertarians, Jesse Maine, Unsuited to age

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