Tag Archives: Arizona

Arizona House Bill 2549

Arizona H.B. 2549 would make it a misdemeanor to communicate by any electronic or digital device using any obscene, lewd, or profane language or suggest any lewd or lascivious act for any person, if done with the intent to annoy, offend, terrify, intimidate, threaten, or harass.

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Antigone Books v. Brnovich

The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona permanently ordered state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a law that criminalizes the distribution of a nude photo without the consent of the person depicted. The order approved a joint final settlement between the parties.

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Press Release: Judge Halts Enforcement of Unconstitutional Nude Photo Law in Arizona

A federal court today permanently ordered Arizona state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a 2014 law restricting the display of nude images.

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Press Release: Prosecutors Will Not Enforce Arizona Anti-Nudity Law Pending Legislative Session, Lawsuit on Hold

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2014 PHOENIX – A federal district court today entered an order staying enforcement of a recently-passed law that restricts the sale or display of nude images, pending the Arizona Legislature’s possible reconsideration of the law. … Continue reading

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Press Release: Arizona Criminal Law Banning Nude Images Violates First Amendment

A broad coalition of bookstores, newspapers, photographers, publishers and librarians filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a new Arizona law that criminalizes speech protected by the First Amendment.

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Antigone Books v. Horne: Frequently Asked Questions

Some of our members, media organizations and local booksellers have filed a lawsuit challenging Arizona House Bill 2515, a law that criminalizes the distribution or disclosure of nude images without the consent of the person in the image. The lawsuit argues that H.B. 2515 violates the First Amendment because it criminalizes the distribution of constitutionally protected material.

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