Dee Snider's PMRC Senate Hearing Speech (Full)

Dee Snider's PMRC Senate Hearing Speech (Full)

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As of September 19th, 7:32 AM
Twisted Sister posted the full video on their Facebook Page

In 1985, a Senate hearing was instigated by the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), who wanted to introduce a parental warning system that would label all albums containing offensive material. The system was to include letters identifying the type of objectionable content to be found in each album (e.g. O for occult themes, S for sex, D for drugs, V for violence, etc.). Dee Snider, John Denver, and Frank Zappa all testified against censorship and the proposed warning system. Such a system was never implemented, but the result of the hearing brought about what is now the generic "Parental Advisory: Explicit Content" label. #metal


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