There are more outlets for hard-core pornography in the United States than McDonald’s restaurants. Phone sex is now a $6 billion-a-year industry. And an 18-month study by Carnegie Mellon University found over 900,000 sexually explicit displays on the Internet. Is much of this illegal? You bet it is. But why? Isn’t porn a matter of free expression, free speech? You might think so, given the way the critics have been raving about the movie, The People vs. Larry Flynt—which lionizes the alleged child molester and pornographer who publishes Hustler magazine. But there’s...
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