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The PMRC was founded in May of 1985Tipper In November of 1985 the PMRC met with the Recording Industry Association of America The two organizations made an agreement that a label saying Explicit Lyrics-Parental Advisory should be placed on albums containing obscenities or sexual lyrics The main parent leading the PMRC is Al Gores wife Tipper Gore Tipper Gore seems to be ruining her husbands chances at ever becoming president The problem is that the entertainment industry which would mean a lot of votes in Al Gores corner would be leaving him because the record label companies major money makers are artists who use lyrics which pertain to sex drugs and violenceTipper On July seventh there was a major defeat of a second censorship bill in Louisiana that would have made it legal to sell stickered albums to minors Officials from the RIAA and the National Association of Recording Merchandise were very pleasedExplicit For other legal areas Minneapolis Cities attorney general has informed Minnesota attorney general Hubert H Humphry III that the sale of NWA album Efil4zaggin to minors is not prosecutable under state and local lawsMinnesota The albums content as a whole did not satisfy the definition of harmful to minors as set forth by the state and city statutes On July 26 Humphrey asked the Minneapolis attorney general to stop the sale of the rap album to minors On August 16 the Minneapolis attorney general sent a letter to Humphrey regarding the album stating that all sixteen tracks on the album did not violate any laws and that the album would still be sold to minorsEfil4zaggin A political group called Rock Out Censorship has lead the fight against stickering albums containing lyrics that are profane and sexualfreedom The leaders of this group John Woods and Randy Lee Payton produce a monthly
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