January 28, 2014
by Zachariah Rivenbark
As part of its 1873 anti-obscenity law, known as the Comstock Act, the US Congress prohibited the interstate transfer of any contraceptive medicines. The Act made the sale or possession within the US of "Articles of immoral Use," such as birth control, and the dissemination of information about ...[read more]
October 28, 2010
by Sarah Posner
The EU Court of Justice has reinstated a ban on the import of seal products, according to a ruling released Thursday rejecting challenges by Canada's Inuit hunters and fur traders. Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009, which recognizes seals as "sentient beings that can experience pain, distress, fear ...[read more]

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