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14 February 2012

Pam Dickerson Remains Determined to Make This Illegal

One would think becoming the butt of a joke on the Conan O'Brien show would deter a state representative from proposing preposterous pieces of legislation.

Sadly, that is not the case.

State Representative Pam Dickerson (D - Conyers) doubled-down on her photoshop last week, telling WAGA-TV, "I'm going to fight with everything I have in me to make sure that this bill gets out."

Dickerson's bill, House Bill 680, would make it a crime to electronically impose the facial image of a person onto an obscene depiction; with "obscene depiction being defined as "a visual depiction of an individual displaying nudity or sexual conduct."

The fake, photoshopped picture of State Rep. Dickerson shown here (image courtesy would be illegal if Dickerson's bill became law, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, up to one year in jail, or both.

By the way, I checked. There is no