The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly March 12 to require its public schools and libraries to filter internet access to obscene materials, despite a federal law that mandates essentially the same thing.

Members voted 92-2 to require the blocking of materials that are deemed to be "obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors," the Daily Oklahoman reported March 13.

The bill's author, Rep. Bill Graves, R-Oklahoma City, said studies...

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