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Another driver who wished to not be identified told Nashville's News 2 he believes the law is odd, but thinks it could help protect children from inappropriate images.
Representative Moore said in his opinion the law does not violate any constitutional protections, including freedom of speech.
Originally posted by BeyondPerception
May as well make it illegal to publish your opinions.
They should just make a "Disagreement Law" whereas if someone ever 'Disagrees' with your public opinion, you shall face a penalty.
To avoid distracting other drivers and thereby reduce the likelihood of accidents arising from lack of attention or concentration, the display of obscene and patently offensive movies, bumper stickers, window signs or other markings on or in a motor vehicle which are visible to other drivers is prohibited and display of such materials shall subject the owner of the vehicle on which they are displayed, upon conviction, to a fine of not less than two dollars ($2.00) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.00). "Obscene" or "patently offensive" has the meaning specified in Â§ 39-17-901.
Here are the definitions from Â§ 39-17-901:
(10) "Obscene" means:
(A) The average person applying contemporary community standards would find that the work, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest;
(B) The average person applying contemporary community standards would find that the work depicts or describes, in a patently offensive way, sexual conduct; and
(C) The work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value;
(11) "Patently offensive" means that which goes substantially beyond customary limits of candor in describing or representing such matters