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New York Public Library: Out of Touch with the Public and the Law

A fistfight between an impatient person and a porn-viewing patron at the Brooklyn Public Library has reignited an old debate regarding whether adults should have free and easy access to hardcore pornography, or illegal adult pornography, known under the law as obscenity, at their local public library.  A spokesperson for the library has explained that …

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Pornography & Pop Culture: Pushing the Limits, Sexualizing Youth

I recently came across Cosmopolitan’s 2010 Sex Survey, which reported that 36% of women use pornography as a “sex enhancer”.  In another Cosmo article, the magazine essentially begs its readers to explore the many “benefits” of pornography.  One standout paragraph said: “While one must be aware of the dangers of porn addiction, [pornography] can be …

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Porn Is Not Glamorous

White Ribbon Against Pornography Week begins Sunday, October 31, 2010 and runs through Sunday, November 7th, 2010. The White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) movement is intended to educate the public about the extent of the pornography problem and about what can legally be done to fight back against the flood tide of obscenity. If you …

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Sex Trafficking & Illegal Pornography: Is There a Link? Part 2

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to participate in a briefing before Congressional staff examining what Congress can to do enforce existing obscenity laws.  Enough Is Enough President Donna Rice Hughes explained that kids have free and easy access to hardcore obscenity via the web (complete remarks can be seen here). Another one of …

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Sex Trafficking & Illegal Pornography: Is there a link? (Part 1)

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to participate in a briefing before Congressional staff examining what Congress can to do enforce existing obscenity laws.  Enough Is Enough President Donna Rice Hughes explained that kids have free and easy access to hardcore obscenity via the web (complete remarks can be seen here). Another one of …

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