March 02, 2005

Today / March 3

by PG

Today in Bad Calls History (1873) - The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" books through the mail. One hundred twelve years later, Women Against Pornography gives Huggies Diapers its "Pig Award," for its "Miss America diaper ad presenting little girls in objectifying cheesecake poses, which ignore the prevalence and seriousness of child molestation."

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