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Mandatory free porn for all the congressmen

Every member of Congress has a free monthly subscription to porn protected by the Constitution.

Larry Flynt has insured a copy of his magazine, “Hustler,” makes its way to every office every month since 1984, National Journal reports. The explicit magazine is delivered discreetly of course, in a manila envelope.

“Moses freed the Jews, Lincoln freed the slaves, and I just wanted to free all the neurotics,” Flynt told The Hill in 2011.

When 264 congressional offices complained in 1984, the U.S. Postal Service requested the U.S. District Court to block the mailings, but the court ruled the delivery of the magazine could not be stopped, reports the Journal. Flynt saw it as his First Amendment right to petition the government, and the court agreed.

“Receiving ‘Hustler’ once each month would not unduly burden a Member of Congress. … We cannot imagine that Congressional offices all lack wastebaskets,” wrote the court in the ruling.

Some offices use the magazines to make interns suffer, notes the Journal, others exercise their right to simply throw it away. “It’s insulting behavior on the part of the publisher,” Utah Rep. Jim Matheson said in 2006, “but not surprising.”

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