Originally posted by MagicWand67
reply to post by gambon
We are not talking about the usa , we talking the UK , in the uk the coookbook is banned.
Well I'm glad I don't live in the UK.
I don't think people should be put in prison just for reading a magazine.
Well sorry to tell you this but it looks like you already do or did...
Candide (1759) Voltaire Novel Seized by US Customs in 1930 for obscenity.
The Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Geoffrey Chaucer Story Collection Banned from the U.S. mail under the Federal Anti-Obscenity Act (Comstock
Law) of 1873, which banned the sending or receiving of works containing "obscene," "filthy," or "inappropriate" material.
Catch-22 (1961) Joseph Heller Novel Banned in several states: in 1972, it was banned in Strongsville, Ohio (overturned in 1976); in 1974, it was
banned in Dallas, Texas, and in 1979 it was banned in Snoqualmie, Washington.[
he Decameron (1350–1353) Giovanni Boccaccio Allegory Banned from the U.S. mail under the Federal Anti-Obscenity Act (Comstock Law) of 1873, which
banned the sending or receiving of works containing "obscene," "filthy," or "inappropriate" material.
Fanny Hill or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748) John Cleland Novel Banned in the U.S.A. in 1821 for obscenity, then again in 1963
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) John Steinbeck Novel Was temporarily banned in many places in the US. In the region of California in which it was partially
set, it was banned for its alleged unflattering portrayal of area residents.
Howl (1955) Allen Ginsberg Poem Copies of the first edition seized by San Francisco Customs for obscenity in March 1957; after trial, obscenity
charges were dismissed.
Naked Lunch (1959) William S. Burroughs Novel Banned by Boston courts in 1962 for obscenity, but that decision was reversed in 1966 by the
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
AND so many more!!!1