III. Methods by Which Citizens Can Express Concern about Pornography and Other Offensive Materials in Their Area (Community)

Part: 
Four
Chapter: 
7
  1. Citizens concerned about pornography in their community can establish and maintain effective community action organizations.
  2. Community action organizations can solicit support from a broad spectrum of civic leaders and organizations.
  3. Community action organizations can gather information about pornography in their community.
  4. Commmunity action organizations can educate the public about the effect pornography has on their community.
  5. Community action organizations can communicate with law enforcement officials and prosecutors about the pornography in their jurisdiction.
  6. Citizens can file complaints, when appropriate, with the Federal Communications Commission about obscene broadcasts.
  7. Community action organizations can conduct a "Court Watch" program.
  8. Community action organizations are encouraged to remain informed of developments in obscenity and pornography-related laws and may wish, when appropriate, to lobby for legislative changes and initiatives.
  9. Community action organizations can provide assistance and support to Local, State and Federal officials in the performance of their duties.
  10. Citizens can use grassroots efforts to express opposition to pornographic materials to which they object.
  11. Citizens can exercise their economic power by patronizing individual businesses and corporations which demonstrate responsible judgment in the types of materials they offer for sale.
  12. Parents should monitor the music their children listen to and the recording artists and producers should use discretion in the fare they offer to children.
  13. All institutions which are taxpayer funded should prohibit the production, trafficking, distribution or display of pornography on their premises or in association with their institution to the extent constitutionally permissible.
  14. Businesses can actively exercise their responsibility as "corporate citizens" by supporting their community's effort to control pornography.