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An Update on the Fight Against Pornography in Idaho

The following is a guest post by Craig Cobia, Ph.D., founder of Citizens for Decency. Recent headlines in Southeast Idaho mentioned how our youth are struggling with pornography, sexting, and more.  So what are we to do?  We believe that age-appropriate education, designed to carefully (without introducing them to objectionable content) help children tell a parent…

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Sports Illustrated, the Porn Apologists?

This article originally appeared on Townhall.com.  Sports Illustrated has certainly not earned itself a reputation as defenders of women’s dignity, but in one of their latest articles, they’ve positioned themselves as overt porn apologists and defenders. The article was headlined: “Royals GM Dayton Moore Makes Bizarre and Troubling Choice to Host Anti-Porn Activists.” This defensive article…

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FTND Video Highlights Pornography’s Effects on the Brain

A new video produced by Fight the New Drug, featuring Drs. Simone Kühn, Don Hilton, Jr., and Philip Zimbardo, discusses research that shows how pornography has similar effects on the brain as highly addictive substances such as cocaine and methamphetamines. Dr. Kühn, a neuroscientist and psychologist with the Max Plank Institute in Berlin, and Dr. Hilton,…

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Why You Should Be at the 2018 CESE Global Summit!

The Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit is just one month away! There is no single event that you could attend that will inspire you more, get you up to speed on the issues faster, or give you the opportunity to network with the anti-sexual exploitation movement’s most influential leaders. Get Inspired We have a phenomenal…

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NCOSE VP Lisa Thompson on Public Health Risks of Pornography, Florida Resolution

Our VP of Research and Education Lisa L. Thompson joined the Dr. Drew show to discuss the Florida House passing a resolution to declare pornography a public health risk. The resolution, Thompson explained, “is an educational tool in and of itself. It’s starting a conversation among legislators about the harms of pornography, the wide-ranging public health…

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Public Health Impacts of Pornography Are No Trivial Matter

This week Florida’s House of Representatives formally recognized the public health harms of pornography. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds this action and Rep. Ross Spano for spearheading this effort. Public health impacts of pornography are no trivial matter. The harms associated with pornography use are wide-ranging. For example, two recent meta-analyses (a…

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Press Statement: Florida State Legislators Recognize Public Health Harms of Pornography

Washington, DC – This week Florida’s House of Representatives formally recognized the public health harms of pornography. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds this action and Rep. Ross Spano for spearheading this effort. “Public health impacts of pornography are no trivial matter,” said Lisa L. Thompson, Vice President of Research and Education for the National Center…

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Victory! FL House Declares Pornography a Public Health Risk

This is big news: the Florida House passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health risk. Rep. Ross Spano sponsored the resolution and fought hard for its passage. We are so grateful for his dedication to this mission and for his leadership.Sexual exploitation is a scourge on our society and carefully vetted research shows clearly how pornography fuels other forms of…

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PJ Media: Kansas Legislature Says Porn Public Health Hazard, Florida May be Next

Kansas state Rep. Randy Powell (R) admitted having a problem with pornography last year when he endorsed House and Senate resolutions branding porn a public health hazard. “I am someone who has been personally impacted in my past by the addictive power of pornography,” Powell said. “In my recovery, I have worked with many teenagers…

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Kansas Resolution Continues Societal Awakening About the Negative Impacts of Pornography

The Kansas Senate voted Tuesday to pass a resolution condemning pornography for the harm it causes both individuals and society; the Kansas House took similar action in 2017. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds these actions. It wasn’t long ago that the American public considered smoking innocuous. People smoked at work and in…

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