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December 24, 2003

Lenny Bruce Pardoned

Governor Pataki issues the first posthumous pardon in state history to Lenny Bruce, who was convicted in 1964 on obscenity charges - essentially for the profanity of his standup act. Good to know that the First Amendment still has some power.

Yours, &c., LC | 05:25 AM | Arts , Legal | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

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finally. that whole thing was ridiculous from the start. :)

Posted by: Sulkbrarian at December 28, 2003 03:28 AM