Known as the 'Fulton Bill,' after E.D. Fulton, member from Kamloops. Includes amendment to Subsection one of section two hundred and seven of the Criminal Code, to address printed materials that induce young people to act violently or immorally.
Sections 163-172 of the Criminal Code of Canada, which covers the creation, publication, and distribution of crime comics, as well as materials which may present sexual or violent subjects to children.
Discusses a government decision to lift the ban on the importation of comic books from the United States. Outlines the anxieties present in censors about the amount of questionable comic book material that will soon be imported into Canada.
Exploring the bill put forth by Fulton, this article examines the fact that the House of Commons will soon vote on whether or not to impose stronger sanctions on the distribution and production of Crime Comics in Canada.