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Utah lawmakers get tough on porn, ease up on polygamy

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST | February 18, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers voted Tuesday to put new regulations on pornography and remove some on polygamy in separate proposals moving quickly through the Legislature in the deeply conservative state.Senators voted unanimously to change state...

French health minister to run for Paris mayor to end scandal

By ELAINE GANLEY | February 16, 2020

PARIS (AP) — France's Health Minister Agnes Buzyn was named on Sunday as a new candidate for mayor of Paris, a late entry by the country's governing party after a scramble to replace the original contender who abruptly withdrew after a leak of sex videos...

Utah lawmaker proposes warning label for pornography

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST | February 4, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker has unveiled a proposal to require pornography to carry warning labels or be subject to a possible $2,500 penalty, though an adult-entertainment industry group warned the idea would violate the First Amendment.The...

Internet policy needs deadlines

By Northern Star Editorial Board | September 17, 2014

The Computing Facilities Advisory Committee and Chief information Officer Brett Coryell needs to set deadlines for revising the language in NIU’s Acceptable Use Policy.The university’s Acceptable Use Policy enforces use of NIU’s Internet network...


Point, Counterpoint: Feminism and pornography

By Linze Griebenow & Colin Remes | March 7, 2012

Linze Griebenow: Pro censorship advocates and anti porn advocates are two birds of a feather. Here’s why: It’s a common misconception that anti pornography feminists are pro censorship. I would argue, rather, that censorship is a greater threat to...

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