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One News Now: A response re: the ‘social benefits’ of child porn

One expert is calling the proposal to decriminalize child pornography misguided. While Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, is quoted in a Breitbart article as saying that child pornography might have social benefits, National Center on Sexual Exploitation(NCOSE) President Patrick Trueman insists that children cannot consent to participating in porn. “So [Buterin’s] essentially asking for legalization of […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

The Christian Post: France Considers Establishing Age of Sexual Consent, Official Suggests 13, Protests Ensue

A government official in France has suggested that 13 is a reasonable age when individuals can consent to sex, a remark that has inpsired protests and has advocates concerned that predators will be enabled. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that in a radio interview French justice minister Nicole Belloubet said that 13 was a “limit worth considering.” Current […]

Her Campus: You Can’t Be a True Feminist and Support the Porn Industry

Pornography was created by men, for men. What I find so interesting is how the women who take pride in being sexual and also shun those who are not as sexual, blame the patriarchy for religion. It may be strange that I’m comparing porn to religion; but if you want to get after Christian feminists […]

Valley News: Why more women are coming forward to speak about their sexual harassment experiences

Sexual harassment has been a topic of discussion for some time now with the newest allegations being against Republican U.S. Senate Candidate, Roy Moore. Haley Halverson, the Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, says that many women are feeling empowered to step forward. However, she does have a […]

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IndyStar: Varvel: Right-thinking reading list

Why Is ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Glamorizing Sexual Violence in a #MeToo Culture? Katherine Blakeman is the Director of Communications at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and she writes that it is incredibly socially irresponsible to uphold Fifty Shades of Grey as mainstream entertainment, while at the same time we express our outrage at Harvey Weinstein and […]

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Townhall: Why Is ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Glamorizing Sexual Violence in a #MeToo Culture?

By Katherine Blakeman  The “Fifty Shades Freed” trailer just came out. Shudder. As a woman living in the age of #MeToo, I am bewildered by how many of my fellow women like the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Some people suggest the books are appealing to women because they play into women’s ‘relationship fantasies.’ The idea […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey Is Abuse

Express: Fifty Shades Freed SLAMMED for ‘glamorising sexual violence’ amid Harvey Weinstein scandal

A wave of people have been bravely sharing their stories of sexual assault by men in power, following an expose on Harvey Weinstein last month. Now, the Director of Communications at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has written about why she believes the Fifty Shades series – starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson – […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey Is Abuse

WFB: Wyden Tries to Stop Momentum Behind Bipartisan Sex-Trafficking Bill

Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) is trying to put the brakes on a bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill that is picking up steam and appears headed for all but certain Senate passage early next year. The bill, which the Commerce Committee unanimously passed this week, would allow families of victims of sex-trafficking, as well as states, […]

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Huffington Post: Should We Be Concerned That Culture Creators Are Engaging In Sexual Abuse?

Harvey Weinstein, Bill O’Reilly, Roy Price, Roger Ailes, Mark Halperin, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Louis CK. Most Americans are outraged at the slew of recent revelations that Hollywood and media elites allegedly have been sexually harassing or abusing victims for years. One by one, these men are being axed from their jobs and publicly condemned, […]

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CNET: Senate committee passes bill to stop online sex trafficking

The US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to pass legislation that could curb online sex trafficking. The legislation would amend a section of the Communications Decency Act by including the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, S. 1693. The idea of the new act is to better empower state law enforcement officials to go after websites that […]

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