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The Christian Post: Florida on Path to Declare Pornography a ‘Public Health Crisis’

Florida is proposing a resolution to declare pornography a public health crisis given its ties to human trafficking and domestic violence. The resolution, which is being proposed in both houses of the Florida state legislature, says pornography is “creating a public health crisis” that is contributing to the hypersexualization of children and teenagers. The resolution warns […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

The Spectrum: Pornography and Human Trafficking

The Just Jesus. Adventist Campus Ministries featured a speaker on the link between pornography and human sex trafficking at the McGovern Event Center Nov. 16. Haley Halverson, vice president of Advocacy and Outreach for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in Washington D.C., offered students and community members a new perspective on the subject.  “I’m not […]

Issue: Sex Trafficking

Daily News: Youth learn safe Internet use

Conventional wisdom states that people learn what they see. Additionally, impressionable people like youth are greatly influenced by peers. Now here’s the break from conventional wisdom — peer pressure is actually proving to be a reasonable means for ensuring safe Internet use and respect for all students. That’s according to Circle of Nations School in […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Daily News: Link hard to ignore in illicit industries

It’s been called a crime of the shadows. More information continues to be available, but the public often isn’t ready to comprehend or talk openly. Despite this, residents from as near as Fargo are calling it a real issue in their city. The issue is human trafficking, in particular sex trafficking. Sex trafficking is most […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

One News Now: A response re: the ‘social benefits’ of child porn

One expert is calling the proposal to decriminalize child pornography misguided. While Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, is quoted in a Breitbart article as saying that child pornography might have social benefits, National Center on Sexual Exploitation(NCOSE) President Patrick Trueman insists that children cannot consent to participating in porn. “So [Buterin’s] essentially asking for legalization of […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

The Christian Post: France Considers Establishing Age of Sexual Consent, Official Suggests 13, Protests Ensue

A government official in France has suggested that 13 is a reasonable age when individuals can consent to sex, a remark that has inpsired protests and has advocates concerned that predators will be enabled. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that in a radio interview French justice minister Nicole Belloubet said that 13 was a “limit worth considering.” Current […]

Her Campus: You Can’t Be a True Feminist and Support the Porn Industry

Pornography was created by men, for men. What I find so interesting is how the women who take pride in being sexual and also shun those who are not as sexual, blame the patriarchy for religion. It may be strange that I’m comparing porn to religion; but if you want to get after Christian feminists […]

Valley News: Why more women are coming forward to speak about their sexual harassment experiences

Sexual harassment has been a topic of discussion for some time now with the newest allegations being against Republican U.S. Senate Candidate, Roy Moore. Haley Halverson, the Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, says that many women are feeling empowered to step forward. However, she does have a […]

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IndyStar: Varvel: Right-thinking reading list

Why Is ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Glamorizing Sexual Violence in a #MeToo Culture? Katherine Blakeman is the Director of Communications at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and she writes that it is incredibly socially irresponsible to uphold Fifty Shades of Grey as mainstream entertainment, while at the same time we express our outrage at Harvey Weinstein and […]

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Townhall: Why Is ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Glamorizing Sexual Violence in a #MeToo Culture?

By Katherine Blakeman  The “Fifty Shades Freed” trailer just came out. Shudder. As a woman living in the age of #MeToo, I am bewildered by how many of my fellow women like the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Some people suggest the books are appealing to women because they play into women’s ‘relationship fantasies.’ The idea […]

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