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Christian Post: Porn a ‘Public Health Risk,’ Florida House Declares; Christian Groups Applaud Effort

The Florida House has passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health risk because it incites “deviant, problematic or dangerous sexual behavior” among users, drawing praise from Christian and anti-sexual-exploitation groups. Earlier this week, the state’s House of Representatives passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health risk and calling for education, research, and policy […]

Talk of Alabama: Rescue Innocence

President Trueman and board member Melea Stephens talk about sexual exploitation on Talk of Alabama. 

Good Day Alabama: Rescue Innocence Project Gala

See our President Patrick Trueman talks with board member Melea Stephens, Ed Smart, and Janice Rogers about sexual exploitation on the Good Day Alabama show. 

Lifesite News: Florida declares pornography a ‘public health risk’

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, February 21, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives declared pornography a public health risk on Tuesday. The resolution, approved by legislators, “recognizes the public health risk created by pornography and acknowledges the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change to protect citizens of this state.” Republican Rep. Ross Spano, […]

Huffington Post:An Honest Talk About Porn Is Needed At Home And School

It’s not easy, but pornography is not going to suddenly disappear from the internet. If anything, access will become easier. We are tasked today as parents and educators with what can sometimes seem like an insurmountable challenge to reverse the effects of sexual harassment and exploitation. The youth of today receive a bevvy of mixed […]

World Magazine: Lustful eyes

Jessica Harris was 13 years old when her online research for a school project returned a handful of harmless science videos and one website that changed the course of her life: a link to hardcore pornography. Harris was shocked, but curious. “It was like watching a train wreck,” she says. “You know it’s bad, but […]

Family Research Council: Pornography: The Biggest Crisis No One’s Talking About

“The potential detrimental effects of pornography include emotional, mental, and medical illnesses, deviant sexual arousal, difficulty forming and maintaining intimate relationships, altered brain development and functioning, and problematic and harmful sexual behaviors.” That’s just part of the text of House Joint Resolution 5, introduced in the Maryland General Assembly by Delegate Neil Parrott. If adopted, Maryland would […]

Cape Cod Times: Man sentenced for trafficking women for sex on Cape

Marvin Pompilus recruited women and paid them with drugs. BOSTON — A Randolph man who trafficked women for sex in Greater Boston and on Cape Cod was sentenced to six to 6½ years in state prison Tuesday, according to a statement from Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. Marvin Pompilus, 33, who goes by the street […]

The Ripon Advance: Ratcliffe bill wages war on drug-assisted human trafficking

U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) on Feb. 14 introduced the bipartisan Protecting Rights of Those Exploited by Coercive Trafficking (PROTECT) Act of 2018, a measure to address drug use in human trafficking and to better protect human-trafficking victims. “Living in the greatest country in the world, it’s an unfortunate reality that there are still basic […]

Odyssey Online: ‘Fifty Shades’ Isn’t A Love Story, It’s An Abuse Story

In the midst of all the buzz about #metoo, I find it surprising that many of these people who are standing up for women who have been sexually abused and exploited are also going to see “Fifty Shades Freed.” I have not and will never go see or read any of the Fifty Shades of […]

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