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WVC 61-10-16 §61-10-16. Picture or theatrical act reflecting upon any race or class of citizens; penalty.
It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or company to advertise, exhibit, display or show any picture or theatrical act in any theater or other place of public amusement or entertainment within this state, which shall in any manner injuriously reflect upon the proper and rightful progress, status, attainment or endeavor of any race or class of citizens, calculated to result in arousing the prejudice, ire or feelings of one race or class of citizens against any other race or class of citizens. Any person, corporation or company violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than one hundred nor more than one thousand dollars, and may, in the discretion of the court, be confined in jail not more than thirty days.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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