February 23, 2011

Anti-Porn Crusaders Rely on Perverted Facts: John Stagliano to ‘Pornography Harms’: Get Your Facts Straight!

PR Newswire
February 23, 2011

Today, noted adult film pioneer and first amendment activist John Stagliano decried the recent attacks on personal liberties by self-styled moral crusaders who are taking their own liberties with the truth about pornography’s impact on society.

This week, the group “Pornography Harms” continued its campaign to ban free speech and adult entertainment through a letter circulated around Capitol Hill with the goal of spurring elected officials into enacting the group’s dangerous agenda. The letter cites worn-out and debunked claims that viewing adult entertainment increases violence towards women and leads to more violent sexual behavior …

Stagliano said: “We are tired of being slandered. It is apparent that if people are left free to consume pornography, if they so choose, the world is a healthier, less violent place.” …

Stagliano concluded, “The only real violence involved is prosecuting someone like me with an obscenity law, a law that you can’t know in advance when you are breaking it.”

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