Oregon Obscenity is Not Free Speech, Measure 31 (1996)

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The Oregon Obscenity is Not Free Speech Amendment, also known as Measure 31, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited free speech protections for “obscenity, including child pornography” to the standards enforced the United States Constitution.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 30 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No706,97452.84%
Yes 630,980 47.16%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The ballot measure title read:[1]

AMENDS CONSTITUTION: OBSCENITY MAY RECEIVE NO GREATER PROTECTION THAN UNDER FEDERAL CONSTITUTION[2]

The text of the measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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