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STATEMENT: Snapchat Improves Policy on Graphic, Risqué Stories

Washington DC – Monday Snapchat updated its guidelines for Discover publishers to discourage click bait and announced that in February Snapchat will give publishers a tool that allows them to age-gate content, or stop minors from seeing specific content. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) declares this change a victory for those advocating for a […]

National Catholic Register: Sessions Says Obscenity Cases Should Be ‘Vigorously Prosecuted’

Trump attorney general pick said smut should ‘continue to be effectively and vigorously prosecuted in the cases that are appropriate.’ National Catholic Register. Matt Hadro/CNA/EWTN News WASHINGTON — The new nominee for U.S. attorney general has said that he would “vigorously” enforce obscenity laws, a move which one expert described as a step forward in […]

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Houston Chronicle: Officials vow zero tolerance for human trafficking around Super Bowl, afterward

Excerpt from article in the Houston Chronicle  Houston’s mayor and regional law-enforcement officials said Thursday they plan to increase resources to combat human trafficking in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl — and continue aggressive enforcement after the big game is over. The crime, which includes sex and labor trafficking, is a problem […]

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ARS TECHNIA: Backpage CEO arrested, accused of running “world’s top online brothel”

Ars Technica David Kravets – October, 7, 2016 The embattled CEO of Backpage.com, Carl Ferrer, was arrested Thursday and accused of running an online ad portal that facilitated prostitution and the pimping of young children into sexual servitude. “Raking in millions of dollars from the trafficking and exploitation of vulnerable victims is outrageous, despicable, and illegal, California […]

DESERET NEWS: The dark reason why HBO’s new ‘Westworld’ is exactly like ‘Game of Thrones’

By Herb Scribner Published: Oct. 3, 2016 HBO’s new hit show “Westworld” debuted on Sunday night, and apparently it’s not all that different from “Game of Thrones” — and not in a good way. The new show, based on a 1973 Michael Crichton novel, tells the story of a futuristic amusement park that includes robot hosts […]

FOX: Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks

By Grace Reader, Fox News In 2014, Enough is Enough, alongside of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, launched a “National Porn Free Wi-Fi” campaign, which focused largely on Starbucks and McDonald’s public Wi-Fi networks — this week marks a victory for the campaign. McDonald’s announced Thursday that it would be filtering pornographic and other […]

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: With upskirting ad, Calvin Klein crosses an ugly line

Original Source: Chicago Tribune Author: Heidi Stevens Calvin Klein has a long history of walking right up to the line separating provocative from perverse, and this time the company has crossed it. The clothing brand’s new ad features 23-year-old Danish model Klara Kristin looking down toward the ground as a camera peeks up her dress, […]

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THE WRAP: ‘Game of Thrones’ Accused of Promoting Rape Culture, ‘Torture Pornography’

Original Source: The Wrap Author: Joe Otterson   The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has denounced “Game of Thrones” for its “socially irresponsible” depictions of sexual violence. “‘Game of Thrones’ has excelled in turning brutal sexual violence into mainstream entertainment,” Dawn Hawkins, the executive director of NCOSE, said at a press conference on Monday. “Since […]

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CNN: Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signs resolution calling porn a ‘health hazard’

Original Source: CNN Author: Forest Brown   A state with a national reputation for wholesomeness is taking aim at a medium with quite a different reputation: the pornography industry. Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed two pieces of legislation on Tuesday that aim to combat what’s called “a sexually toxic environment” caused by porn. “Pornography […]

TIME: Utah Governor Declares Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Original Source: Time Author: Melissa Chan “We realize this is a bold assertion … it is, in fact, the full-fledged truth” Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday signed a resolution that declared pornography a public health crisis. Supporters of the resolution praised its passage while comparing the dangers of pornography to that of smoking. “I believe pornography […]

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