Philippines anti prawn act of 2008

Posted: September 16, 2008 in Politics
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Recent reports have uncovered a senate bill that Senator Manny Villar has filed last July 24, 2008, its called Senate Bill No. 2464: The Anti-Porn Act of ‘08.  AN ACT PROHIBITING AND PENALIZING THE PRODUCTION, PRINTING, PUBLICATION, IMPORTATION, SALE, DISTRIBUTION AND EXHIBITION OF OBSCENE AND PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS AND THE EXHIBITION OF LIVE SEXUAL ACTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 201 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE, AS AMENDED.

If you wanna read the whole thing you can download the file here.

Senator Villar said “It is the duty of the State to give special value to the dignity of every human person and to promote and safeguard its integrity and the moral, spiritual and social well-being of its citizenry, especially the youth in general and women in particular, from the pernicious effects of obscenity and pornography.”

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