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Obama Wants Indecency Policy Again

Item: High court asked to reinstate FCC indecency policy against nudity, cursing on television/Mark Sherman, AP

More Info: The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Thursday to reinstate a policy that allows federal regulators to fine broadcasters for showing nudity and airing curse words when young children may be watching television. The administration is seeking the high court's review of appeals court rulings that threw out the Federal Communications Commission's rules against the isolated use of expletives as well as fines against broadcasters who showed a woman's nude buttocks on a 2003 episode of ABC's "NYPD Blue."

Question: Do you think there's too much cursing on television during hours that children are watching?




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