Larry Flynt


Born: 11/1/1942 in Lakeville, Kentucky, USA
Died: 2/10/2021
Age: 78
Cause of death: heart failure

Full name: Larry Claxton Flynt Jr.
Noted For: publisher of Hustler (1974-). Convicted of pandering obscenity (1976), conviction overturned on appeal. Shot and permanently paralyzed (1978). Convicted of desecration of the American flag and imprisoned for six months (1984). Sued by evangelist Jerry Fallwell for libel and won his case at the U.S. Supreme Court (1988).
Quotation: "If you're not going to offend somebody you don't need the First Amendment."

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