Apr 20, 2010 2:35 PM by Melissa Canone

Videos Showing Violence Against Animals: Free Speech

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down a federal
law aimed at banning videos that show graphic violence against
animals, saying it violates the right to free speech.
The justices, voting 8-1, threw out the criminal conviction of
Robert Stevens of Pittsville, Va., who was sentenced to three years
in prison for videos he made about pit bull fights.


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