Oregon No Free Speech Protection for Obscenity and Child Pornography, Measure 19 (1994)

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The Oregon No Free Speech Protection for Obscenity and Child Pornography Amendment, also known as Measure 19, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have excepted laws against obscenity and child pornography from freedom of speech protections.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 19 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No652,13954.26%
Yes 549,754 45.74%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The measure title that appeared on the ballot:[1]

19. AMENDS CONSTITUTION: NO FREE SPEECH PROTECTION FOR OBSCENITY, CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
QUESTION: Shall state constitution say that free speech clause may not be read to ban laws against obscenity, including child pornography?

YES □

NO □ [2]

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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.