Essay on Should Obscenity Be Protected Under Free Speech?

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Obscenity should be protected under free speech.
Obscenity: The character or quality of being obscene; conduct tending to corrupt the public morals by its indecency or lewdness.

Protected: A captive where individual accounts called cells are used for selfinsurance. The cells are seperated by statute protecting them from loss.

Free speech: Also known as freedom of speech. Includes free press. The right to say what one wants through any form of communication and media, with the only limitation being to cause another harm in character or reputation by lying or misleading words.

Liberty: Freedom; exemption from extraneous control. The power of the will, in its moral freedom, to follow the dictates of its unrestricted choice, and to direct the external acts of the individual without restraint, coercion, or control from other persons or like freedom, has its inherent restraint to act without harm to others and within the accepted rules of conduct for the benefit of the general public.
I.Obscenity should be protected under free speech because every person should be allowed to express themselves without any boundaries. A. Free expression of ideas contributes to the public conversation, which contributes to the advancement of society.
Support: When people utter their ideas whether it be sexual or cursing this might create a beter platform for communication.
B. Obscenity is included in the realm of ideas, and should be protected if the public conversation is valued.
C. In order for Liberty to be protected, obscenity must also be protected. Without a free public conversation, liberty may be threatened by a government that wishes to increase control over the people.
II. Obscenity should be protected under free speech because freedom and pluralist attitude of media should be respected. A. Media is a very influential informatory organ and therefore its limitation will affect a huge party. Support: To give an idea of the range of offers available, there are over 50,000 magazine titles in the EU, while 20 billion copies of magazines are sold every year and read by 360 million people. These magazines cover all possible topics from global to very local news and their variety enables a great representation…