Censored sales: Booksellers say new state law could put them out of business
Business Journal (Portland)
obscene or indecent reading material
Oregon booksellers Michael Powell, Stephanie Griffin and Will Peters; Judge Michael Mosman; Oregon Reps. Tina Kotek and Mary Nolan; Sen. Ginny Burdick, attorney Michael Bamberger; Planned Parenthood; Cascade AIDS Project
Michael Powell says a law that limits sales of sexually explicit books is "foolish".
Oregon booksellers argue that new legislation meant to ban the sale and perusal of sexually explicit material to children 13 and under will be too subjective and expensive to enforce.
sexually explicit, access by minors, inappropriate for children, law, book sales, fines, government