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Hustling Congress

from The Washington Times

Hustler sent to every congressional office since 1983

By Jessica Chasmar

For more than 30 years, Hustler’s flamboyant publisher Larry Flynt has continued to send the monthly magazine to every member of Congress.

Since 1983, Hustler has sent the porno mags in plain manila envelopes to every Congressional office as Mr. Flynt’s unique way of petitioning the government, National Journal reported.

Congress tried in 1984 to stop the unwanted porn subscription, but the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled two years later that the delivery of the magazine could not be stopped under the First Amendment.

“Receiving Hustler once each month would not unduly burden a Member of Congress,” the court wrote. “Members are not forced to read the magazine or other of the mail they receive in volume. We cannot imagine that Congressional offices all lack wastebaskets.”

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Posted on May 1, 2016 by Editor

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