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The Governor of Tennessee Just Officially Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Today, the governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, officially signed the joint resolution declaring pornography as a “public health crisis” in the state. The nonbinding resolution was sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, and was passed with overwhelming support. It calls for education, prevention resources, and research on the negative effects of pornography. Tennessee is […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Action Alert: Ask the DOJ to Enforce the Law

Did you know that existing federal obscenity laws prohibit the distribution of hardcore, obscene pornography on the Internet, on cable/satellite or hotel/motel TV and in sexually oriented businesses or other retail shops? I was once in charge of enforcing these laws for the U. S. Department of Justice and I know how effective they can […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

2017 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

NCOSE to host National Briefing at U.S. Capitol on Policy Recommendations to Curb Exploitation

ACTION ALERT! Invite your Members of Congress to attend this critical briefing on a range of sexual exploitation issues. Let them know that you want their office to make these issues a priority!   Like never before in this country’s history, America is suffering from systemic sexual exploitation. Sex trafficking, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, pornography and […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

Virginia Resolution Recognizing Harms of Pornography Moves Forward!

Major Update: the Virginia State House just passed the Virginia resolution recognizing the harms of pornography, similar to the one passed in Utah and South Dakota, with an overwhelming majority of 82-8. The resolution will now move on to the Virginia State Senate. This decision by the Virginia State House also follows on the heels […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

NCOSE’s Position on “Human Trafficking Prevention Act”

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation does not endorse or support the Human Trafficking Prevention Act (HTPA) also called the Children’s Online Filtering Act. It is not that the ideas in the proposed legislation are without merit, but the bill does not appear to be drafted with careful precision. For example, Section 5, titled, “Duty […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – DOJ – Defend Justice

VICTORIES: Public Health Resolution Scoring Unanimous Support

Yesterday, the resolution we drafted recognizing pornography as a public health crisis was introduced in subcommittee in the state of Virginia by VA Delegate Bob Marshall and it passed UNANIMOUSLY! We are especially excited because most folks expected this to be shot down, but even the committee members agreed that the testimony from two of […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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