June 06, 2004

Today / June 6

by PG

Today in History (1990) - U.S. District court judge Jose Gonzales rules that the rap album As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew violates Florida's obscenity law; he declares that the predominant subject matter of the record is "directed to the 'dirty' thoughts and the loins, not to the intellect and the mind." In 1992, a Court of Appeals overturned the obscenity ruling, and the decision was then upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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