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The “It’s Our Turn” campaign celebrates the rich history of men & women willing to defend human dignity. By telling their stories we hope to inspire the next generation of leaders willing to take a stand against sexual exploitation.

Stories

First Waver: Barbara Hattemer

One woman was able to stop a major pornographer in his tracks. Barbara Hattemer‘s story shows how practical, community-based efforts to defend dignity can produce inspiring results. Barbara founded a Florida chapter of Morality In Media (NCOSE’s previous name) in Naples during the early 1980s. She worked to make sure a strict city ordinance was […]

First Waver: Dr. James Dobson

The man who declared that, “Pornography is a winnable war.”   For decades, James Dobson, PhD, the founder of Focus on the Family, has been a leading, many would say, “the leading,” advocate for the family in America. Presciently, he saw the influence that pornography had on family life and warned more than three decades […]

First Waver: Elaine Murhammer

A local activist who made good things happen. Elaine Murhammer is a passionate citizen who had a vision for something better in her community and brought that vision to fruition. She served as a secretary/treasurer for the Louisiana chapter of Morality in Media in the 1960’s. By developing strong relationships with legislators and local law […]

First Waver: Bruce Taylor

A man who believes that pornographers must not be allowed to control your life or your community.   Bruce Taylor is the most prolific obscenity prosecutor in America. Between 1973 and 2005, he prosecuted nearly 100 state and federal obscenity jury cases, as well as another 100 jury trials on such crimes as prostitution, child […]

First Waver: Judith Reisman, Ph.D.

The woman who exposed Alfred Kinsey. The unique research of Judith Reisman, PhD, is causing a reexamination of the very basis of the so-called Sexual Revolution. She conclusively demonstrated the flaws in Alfred Kinsey’s research that, until Dr. Reisman’s research, stood as “Gospel truth” to many. Dr. Reisman highlighted the indefensible Kinsey sexual experiments on […]

First Waver: Andrea Dworkin

A radical feminist who led the charge against pornography.   Andrea Rita Dworkin is known as one of the strongest feminists who opposed pornography. Tragically, she was molested as a young girl, and married into an abusive relationship. Such personal experiences fueled her writer’s pen and she authored many influential books and articles opposing pornography […]

1st Waver: Norma Norris & WRAP Week

It was just one woman in Pennsylvania with an idea, and now 25 years later thousands are still participating. The White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Campaign began with one woman in Butler, PA in 1987. Norma Norris heard a sermon against pornography delivered by the pastor of her Catholic parish. Msgr. Francis Glenn lamented that […]

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