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Links to Federal & State Obscenity Statutes (National Obscenity Law Center site)


Federal and State Obscenity Statutes

Disclaimer: This page provides copies of the texts various state obscenity and related laws, as found on their official Web sites. The NOLC recommends that this information be used as a starting point for researching obscenity and related laws. The links provided are not exchaustive on all topics related to obscenity. Since legislation is constantly in flux, changes to the codified statutes will occur. It is our intention to remain current but if a statute is updated, please email us so that we may make the appropriate corrections.

Note: When you click on the links below, a new browser window will open on the particular state's web site. Clicking on another state will open another new window, and so on. However, if you click on an item in a state with a window already open, that same window will refresh with the new link.


Federal Obscenity Laws


State Obscenity Laws
          Alabama
          Alaska
          Arizona
          Arkansas
          California
          Colorado
          Connecticut
          Delaware
          Florida
          Georgia
          Hawaii
          Idaho
          Illinois
          Indiana
          Iowa
          Kansas
          Kentucky
     Louisiana
     Maine
     Maryland
     Massachusetts
     Michigan
     Minnesota
     Mississippi
     Missouri
     Montana
     Nebraska
     Nevada
     New Hampshire
     New Jersey
     New Mexico
     New York
     North Carolina
     North Dakota
     Ohio
     Oklahoma
     Oregon
     Pennsylvania
     Rhode Island
     South Carolina
     South Dakota
     Tennessee
     Texas
     Utah
     Vermont
     Virginia
     Washington
     West Virginia
     Wisconsin
     Wyoming

 

Alaska does not have an obscenity law.


Author: MIM   Category: Federal Obscenity Laws
Tags: Legislation laws enforcement obscenity
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