Meanwhile, GOP Commissioner Robert McDowell and Democratic Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein are apprehensive about
intervention, while Deborah Taylor Tate, a Republican, is expected to approve the findings. The document, requested by 39 Congressmen in 2004, has been the subject of speculation for weeks and is not
But it apparently concludes that Congress can regulate violent TV images without compromising the First Amendment. Shortly after the report's release, Sen. John (Jay) Rockefeller, D-W.Va., says he plans to reintroduce legislation that would expand the FCC's "indecency" regulations to pay TV, allowing bureaucrats to regulate what Americans can see on cable and satellite, too. Should Rockefeller's bill pass -- a near certainty -- lawsuits are inevitable.