Oregon Obscenity is Not Free Speech, Measure 31 (1996)
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.
|Oregon Measure 30 (1996)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The ballot measure title read:
|“||AMENDS CONSTITUTION: OBSCENITY MAY RECEIVE NO GREATER PROTECTION THAN UNDER FEDERAL CONSTITUTION||”|
The text of the measure can be found here.
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- of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1996
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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