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Girls Aloud blogger did not breach the Obscene Publications Act

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As many of you are aware sexually repressive government of the United Kingdom has attempted to convict a person for writing a blog describing fictitious sexual violation of the five band members: Cheryl Cole, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts.

Quotes about the case

“Rape and murder predate the printing press by a long way” ~ Feminists Against Censorship

“We have laws against incitement to racial and religious hatred, but none for incitement to sexual hatred” ~ Julie Bindel

“baseless” ~ a consultant psychiatrist in a report about suggestion that reading such material could turn other people into sexual predators

“Since the landmark obscenity cases of the '60s and '70s, writers have been protected from such prosecutions and have remained free to explore the extremes of human behaviour. This case posed a serious threat to that freedom.” ~ Jo Glanville, editor of the freedom of expression group Index on Censorship

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