Loud Movies Could Be Silenced in Connecticut

State legislature is considering a bill to prevent films from being shown at over 85 decibels.
3:00 | 03/11/14

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A new move to mute loud movies -- legislature in Connecticut is considering a bill that -- movie theaters. -- short -- -- or trailer that exceeds 85 decibels a federal agency says that is the sound level that can damage workers hearing. If they listened to -- for eight hours or more. By comparison. 85 -- as the average sound of traffic and hair dryer is about a hundred festivals. Motion Picture Association of America says the bill is a necessary. It would violate a theater owners First Amendment right to free speech. If passed -- Connecticut would become the first state with such a law.

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