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In Reversal, U. of Iowa Allows Porn Film

February 11, 2011
 

Last year, when students at the University of Iowa wanted to screen "Disco Dolls in Hot Skin (in 3D!)," a 1970s pornographic film, the university barred the showing at a campus movie theater. But this year, The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported, the university is not objecting to a screening this weekend to celebrate Valentine's Day. What prompted the change of heart? University officials said that a review of the law suggested that, as a public institution, Iowa couldn't ban the film without violating First Amendment rights.

 
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