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Baptist Press: Supreme Court decision could flood profanity and nudity onto TV

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The stream of profanity and nudity on broadcast television could soon become a flood if the Supreme Court finds the Federal Communications Commission’s indecency policy “unconstitutionally vague” during its next session, says the Parents Television Council.

“If there’s no rule against [foul language or nudity] then it stands to reason that there’s going to be more of it,” Dan Isett, director of public policy for the Parents Television Council, told Baptist Press regarding the possible end of the FCC’s indecency policy.

“This upcoming case follows the Supreme Court’s decision in April 2009 that, in a 5-4 decision, sided with the FCC and conservative groups in upping the FCC’s authority to prohibit certain indecent language on broadcast television,” writes Baptist Press reporter Whitney Jones

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