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As Americans we are proud of our freedoms The First Amendment states Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech This liberty however was challenged by Tipper Gore and her cronies in the mid-1980s with their Parental Advisory labels on albums Artists no longer have a right to say what they want and more importantly we as consumers no longer have a right to buy what we want Parental Advisory labels on albums are utterly useless and infringe on our right to free speech In the fateful year of 1984 Tipper Gore wife of then-Senator Al Gore purchased an album by the artist Prince for her daughter She had enjoyed some songs on the radio from this album but when she heard some of the other dirtier songs on the album in particular Darling Nikki she became outraged and felt that artists were misrepresented on the radio She didnt think however that maybe she should have reviewed the album before handing it to her daughter unthinkingly Nuzum Gore seemed to believe that the responsibility for inappropriate material getting into the hands of children falls on the record companies not the parents This is obviously untrue Would a parent not be held responsible if they were to give such offensive material to their own children in other forms such as print matter Newspapers often contain graphically violent content but they arent restricted from the hands of children It is the parents duty to keep out of their childrens hands what they deem immoral Further infringing on artists right to free speech as Americans 2 Live Crews 1989 album As Nasty As They Wanna Be was taken to court on obscenity charges The group successfully brought down these preposterous accusations stemming from a humorous track titled Me So Horny Artists from Sinead OConnor to Motley Crue spoke in court on behalf of 2LCs right to say what they please As long as the Nazi
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