March 23, 2016
Utah could be first of many states to declare porn a health crisis
A resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis landed on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk last week after unanimously passing the state House and Senate.
The pornography industry “is able to succeed on the myth that pornography is just harmless fun,” said Donna Rice Hughes, president and CEO of internet safety group Enough is Enough. But Hughes insists new research is undeniable and notes anti-porn organizations in the last few years have been rallying to raise the issue to the level of a public health crisis.