Larry Flynt | Free Speech Activist

"If you're not going to offend somebody, you don't need the First Amendment."

- Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt

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From American Thinker

In Thirty Years, Flynt Hasn’t Moved — the Public Has

After interviews with the infamous trial babies Casey Anthony and OJ Simpson, Fordham Law’s provocative Forum on Law, Culture & Society, Trials & Errors, has offered up for the public’s titillation and sniggering Larry Flynt, infamous for milestone cases dealing with freedom of speech, most prominently including the 1988 US Supreme Court case, Hustler Magazine v. Falwell.

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Larry Flynt On Free Speech And Smut

Larry Flynt is celebrating dual milestones. Now 70, he heads a business empire that’s larger and more profitable than ever. He’s also celebrating the 25-year anniversary of an unlikely Supreme Court victory. Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, Flynt’s epic legal battle against evangelist Jerry Falwell, started out as a tasteless joke about the preacher losing his virginity with his own mother and ended up as a historical landmark that significantly bolstered our First Amendment right to free speech.

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