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Mail shall go through - Without dirty books

27 June 1957

Abstract

The U.S. Supreme Court made a ruling reinforcing the right to censor dirty books by keeping them out of the mail. This gives considerable power to the Post Office Department in deciding what is allowed to be sent through mail. The Supreme Court stated that the First Amendment should not be used to protect obscenity as well.


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