Counterpoint: Library should not allow public porn
Perhaps the Minneapolis Public Library should consult with an attorney; I did. The First Amendment does not extend to obscene and indecent material. The question then becomes what is defined as obscene and indecent. I believe most people would agree with me. Displaying graphic photographs of a woman\'s genitalia on a computer monitor located in a high-traffic area where patrons (including children) must walk through is obscene and indecent.
I support an individual\'s right to state their opinion no matter what it is. I even support an individual\'s right to look at pornography. I do not, however, support his right to display pornography in a public place such as the main aisle of the public library.