Example sentences for: indecent

How can you use “indecent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Denver Consortium followed the same pattern: It struck down a restriction on indecent speech because there were other effective alternatives available; but it suggested that such a restriction might be constitutional if it were, in fact, the only effective way to shield children.

  • Nonetheless, the Supreme Court's decision in Denver Consortium seems to me to firmly stand for the proposition that the government has a compelling interest in shielding children from "indecent" speech: Speech that depicts or describes "sexual or excretory activities or organs" in "patently offensive terms," whether the speech is pornographic or not.

  • That's why it's particularly troubling to see Volokh cite Sable, a case about regulating minors' access to commercial pornography, in support of a more general claim that government has broad power to regulate nonpornographic "indecent" or "sexually explicit" content in the interest of protecting children.

  • Second, Volokh conflates three distinct (if overlapping) categories of content: "indecent," "sexually explicit," and (by implication) "pornographic."

  • With the enactment of §954(d)(1), Congress did not abridge the speech of those who disdain the beliefs and values of the American public, nor did it abridge indecent speech.


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