Profanity on TV: From George Carlin to Cher
Broadcasters are subject to FCC rules because they use the public airwaves, but the boundaries of indecency have rarely been clear.
Middleborough profanity ban touches a nerve
The town voted to give police the power to hand out $20 tickets for using profanity in public, a move that has riled some residents and free speech advocates.
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