A recent Supreme Court decision regarding sexually explicit programming on cable television reaffirms the need for parents to supervise their children's television viewing.
The decision struck down a law that required cable systems to limit such programming of late night hours when children were not likely to watch. The judges ruled that another section of the law that provided for lock boxes to block programming would be sufficient control for parents.
The government had argued that parents needed the protection of the law to help them block adult entertainment, while the court decided such restrictions violated First Amendment freedom.
This case …