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Arkansas Just Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Arkansas elected officials have passed a resolution formally recognizing the public health harms of pornography. “We are in the midst of a digital and sexual health revolution,” said Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. “Personal stories from millennials who experienced negative side effects from exposure to Internet pornography at a […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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

South Dakota’s Senate Just Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

South Dakota senators have unanimously passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. This non-binding resolution was based on the model resolution written by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. The term “public health crisis” is used to broadly define both physical and social problems—from cigarette smoking to bullying—and it unequivocally applies to pornography, […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Podcast: What Can the New Adminitration Do to Combat Sexploitation?

America is suffering from a sexual exploitation crisis. Sex trafficking, pornography addiction, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and more, are issues significantly impacting American citizens, families, and communities. This necessitates that the full spectrum of sexual harm must be addressed by our federal government. NCOSE is located in Washington DC in order to elevate the […]

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The Porn Industry Chooses Profits Over Basic Protections to Performers Health

Proposition 60, a California ballot proposition which would have required that condoms be used and visible in all pornographic films, failed to pass last week. This was a loss for human rights, and a loss for public health. Pornography is causing a public health crisis in America, and the negative effects are felt by not only pornography […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

[VIDEO] Elizabeth Smart Speaks Out About the Link Between Pornography and Her Sexual Abuse

Watch Elizabeth Smart’s Video Here: In a world exclusive interview with Fight the New Drug, Elizabeth Smart opens up for the first time about the role pornography played in her abuse. To learn more about the impact pornography has on sexual violence and public health, visit our page on the public health crisis of pornography.

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

The GOP is Moving to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

The debate on the harms of pornography has officially hit the national political stage. Tuesday, the Republican National Committee affirmed an amendment to its platform declaring pornography a public health crisis. The full draft of the platform will be sent to the floor of the convention next week. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation commends […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

STATEMENT: GOP Considering Pornography as a Public Health Crisis

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE Washington, DC – According to a recent news report, the Republican National Convention is currently contemplating an amendment to its platform, which would declare pornography a public health crisis. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is encouraged by this development, and asks the Democratic National Convention to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Utah Governor Signs Resolution Declaring Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Joint Press Conference with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and State Senator Todd Weiler  Washington, DC – Today, in an official ceremony, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. This resolution, which passed unanimously through the Utah State Senate and House of Representatives, was drafted by the National […]

STEAMBOAT TODAY: Pornography: A public health crisis

Original Source: Steamboat Today By: Mayling Simpson and Paul Hebert Pornography has been openly sold in this country since the advent of Playboy magazine in the 1950s, spawning an ever-widening expansion of magazines, videos and now Internet sites that exploit the female body and sex for profit. While almost no one discusses it, it is so […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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