A three-judge panel has rejected claims that a federal statute prohibiting the transmission of obscene material to a minor is unconstitutionally overbroad.

Refusing to enjoin the enforcement of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA), the panel found that the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and a New York art photographer failed to present sufficient evidence on the “total amount of speech that is implicated by the CDA” and the amount of protected speech that is “inhibited” by the act.

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