Poll: More Americans than ever think pornography is morally acceptable

Gallup Poll finds 43 percent of those questioned find nothing wrong with smut, approval increased more over the past year than in all other years this decade combined

The percentage of Americans who say pornography is morally acceptable increased more over the past year than in all other years this decade combined. While the acceptability of pornography still holds minority status in the United States, it has climbed to 43 per cent, according to Gallup Poll figures released June 5. The number increased by 7 per cent from last year’s … [Read more...]

FCC’s decision to end Internet regulation likely will mean less free porn

Moving forward, internet service providers will be able to control what consumers have access to, which could put an end to — or at least severely slow down — the free availability of copious amounts of pornography

All the news over net neutrality is wonky, jargon-heavy, and — if we’re honest — reports about the impending changes leave readers with more questions than answers. But there’s one taboo topic that really puts things into perspective: pornography. The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision Thursday to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules, which barred … [Read more...]

‘Porn ministry’ teaches priests how to help those hooked on smut

One of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on a par with cocaine and gambling

Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling.  That’s why Fr. Sean Kilcawley, the program directory and theological advisor for pornography ministry Integrity Restored, has started to put on intensive trainings for clergy, providing them resources and practical tips for how to address the growing crisis of … [Read more...]

What’s so bad about pornography?

New book, "THE PORN MYTH: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography," uses science to investigate effects of porn on brain and relationships

Virginia, Utah and South Dakota have declared pornography a public health crisis. And notable figures in Hollywood, including former Playboy model Pamela Anderson and actors Terry Crews and Russell Brand, have spoken out against the dangers of pornography, a big business that generates $10 billion to $12 billion in the United States alone, according to NBC News. But the … [Read more...]

Attorney General nominee would consider cracking down on porn

Sen. Jeff Sessions said during confirmation hearing last week that he would vigorously enforce obscenity laws

The new nominee for U.S. Attorney General has said that he would “vigorously” enforce obscenity laws, a move which one expert described as a step forward in fighting pornography and violence against women. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), during his first confirmation hearing last week to become the next Attorney General, was questioned by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) about federal … [Read more...]

The widely known secret of pornography

One of the hardest sins to overcome is the one no one talks about

The following comes from a December 8 Catholic Answers article by Devin Rose: I have multiple friends whose marriages have been ruined because of sexual addiction. While heartbreaking for them, their spouses, and their children, it is no surprise that lust is wreaking such havoc on marriages and families. The number of men who admit to regularly lusting after women via … [Read more...]

Bishops to vote on formal statement on pornography at November general assembly

"Create in Me a Clean Heart" would be the first formal statement focused exclusively on the issue

The following comes from an October 30 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops news release: WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops will vote on a proposed formal statement, "Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography," at the annual Fall General Assembly, November 16-19, in Baltimore. The statement's development has been directed by the U.S. Conference of … [Read more...]

UCLA brings in porn stars to teach students

Gave an 'inside look' at adult film industry

The following comes from an October 19 LifeSiteNews article by Father Mark Hodges: UCLA paid porn stars $2,250 for giving students an "inside look" at the porn industry. A spring "workshop" brought James Deen and Tasha Reign along with gay porn performer Colby Keller as a "Porn Panel" for students, with the purpose to "get an inside look into the adult film industry from … [Read more...]

Study: porn fans may be useful allies of abortion industry

Viewers hold 'less negative' view of terminating life than nonusers

The following comes from an October 14 WND article by Douglas Ernst: Researchers are putting liberal feminists in a Catch 22 – males who regularly use pornography may exhibit “hostile sexism,” but they also appear prone to supporting abortion. A recent study published by the Journal of Sex Research addresses science-backed feminist critiques of the porn industry as an … [Read more...]

Hilton gets a high-five

Now what about Holiday Inn?

The following comes from an August 19 OneNewsNow article by Bill Bumpas: Pro-family groups are rejoicing over a major hotel chain's decision to remove pay-per-view porn from its rooms. Hilton Hotels & Resorts has decided to change its policy and will now remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties, worldwide. Randy Sharp, director of special … [Read more...]