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May 27, 2020 OneNewsNow: Nasty online teen mag needs to come down, says pro-family group

An online safety organization is asking the public for help to shut down an Internet magazine for youth. Teen Vogue is the culprit, according to Enough is Enough, an organization that works to keep families safe from Internet trash. Donna Hughes, who heads the group, tells OneNewsNow that Teen Vogue switched its magazine from print to online onl ...MORE..

April 30, 2020 AG: The Proliferation Of Child Porn

While the number of pornographic images has proliferated in recent years, the amount of videos and photos depicting children engaged in sex acts has escalated especially. The reasons are manifold. For one, encrypted technologies on the dark web — the underground internet inaccessible to regular searchers — has made it easier for anonymous po ...MORE..

April 29, 2020 AG News: Children And Pornography

When it comes to children encountering pornography, it's a matter of when, not if, experts say. "They are going to be exposed to it because the culture is permeated with it," says Jay Mooney, executive director of COMPACT Family Services, the Assemblies of God child welfare agency based in Hot Springs, Arkansas. "We live in a highly sexually cha ...MORE..

April 28, 2020 CBN News: 'Traffickers Are Not Shut Down': Congressman Warns of Risk to Children & Other Victims

For those wondering how COVID-19 is affecting the world of sex trafficking, Rep. Chris Smith, (R-NJ) has a warning: traffickers have not stopped their exploitation, and victims may be more vulnerable than ever. The long-time anti-trafficking advocate spoke to leaders in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) via a webinar ...MORE..

April 22, 2020 Just the News: Concern grows that kids' exposure to explicit content may spike during coronavirus crisis

As millions of Americans are forced to live under stay-at-home or self-quarantine orders, advocates warn that children may have easy access to hardcore pornography. Donna Rice Hughes, CEO of the anti-pornography nonprofit Enough is Enough, says that more free time for children typically means more screen time, which translates to families being ...MORE..

April 13, 2020 Just The News: Amid social distancing, economic paralysis, one industry is thriving: internet porn

'The fact that kids are at home more, may be using technology more, means that parents need to be even more vigilant,' says Enough is Enough CEO Donna Rice Hughes. Even as public health measures to contain the spread of coronavirus have laid waste to much of the American economy, there is one type of business that has thrived during this crisis: ...MORE..

April 9, 2020 Right Wing Watch: Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Religious-Right Broadcasters Worry About Free Porn

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, and David Brody, Christian Broadcasting Network's Trump-infatuated chief political analyst, are concerned about increased traffic to porn websites during the COVID-19 coronavirus? pandemic. Adult entertainment site Pornhub has offered free premium memberships in response to the coronavirus ...MORE..

March 31, 2020 Daily Caller: Snapchat And Teen Vogue Encouraging Teens To Create ‘Child Pornography’ During Quarantine, National Center For Sexual Exploitation Says

Snapchat and Teen Vogue are encouraging teenagers to create "child pornography" during the coronavirus quarantine through sexting, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation said. The center, which fights child sexual abuse, prostitution, sex trafficking and the public health harms of pornography urged Teen Vogue on Wednesday to stop encouraging ...MORE..

February 10, 2020 The Daily Caller: Pornography And Sex Trafficking Are 'Completely Interwoven,' Activists Warn

Pornography and sex trafficking are issues that fuel one another, contributing to a high demand for sex and a dangerously sexual culture, activists warn. Anti-sex trafficking leaders who spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation said the porn industry fuels demand for violent, obscene, or child-related sexual fantasies, prompting porn consumer ...MORE..

December 30, 2019 Daily Caller: Here’s Some Of The Most Explicit Material Teen Vogue Published In 2019

Teen Vogue churned out a variety of highly explicit sexual material for its teenage audience in 2019. The publication has been described as a “glossy” magazine “aimed at teenage girls” that has recently stepped forward into the political spectrum to criticize President Donald Trump. But in 2019, Teen Vogue also offered teenagers a chance ...MORE..

December 16, 2019 World News Group: A war on obscenity

Advocates call on the Justice Department to tackle illegal online pornography Lawmakers in Washington are pushing the U.S. Department of Justice to tackle the beast in the basement: hard-core online pornography. Last week, four Republican U.S. representatives sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr urging him to enforce dusty federal ...MORE..

December 13, 2019 CNS News: Congressmen Call on AG Barr to Make 'Obscene Porn' Prosecution a Criminal Justice Priority

(CNSNews.com) -- Four Republican members of the U.S. House, including Freedom Caucus co-founder Mark Meadows (N.C.), have sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr recommending that he declare "the prosecution of obscene pornography a criminal justice priority," and that he advise U.S. attorneys to start prosecuting the "major producers and d ...MORE..

December 12, 2019 Our Sunday Visitor; What is obscene? Why cracking down on pornography is so difficult — but so necessary

In a recent letter to the U.S. Department of Justice, four congressional Republicans are calling on U.S. Attorney General William Barr to declare the prosecution of obscene pornography to be a top criminal justice priority. They argue that the internet and other emerging technologies are fueling “an explosion of obscene pornography,” adding ...MORE..

December 12, 2019 The Christian Post: Lawmakers ask AG Barr to make prosecuting obscenity, child porn 'criminal justice priority'

Congressional Republicans are asking Attorney General Barr to enforce existing obscenity laws in order to reduce explicit porn that meets the legal test to be considered obscenity, particularly porn that involves minors. In a letter that was exclusively shared with National Review last week and signed by four conservative Republicans — Jim Ban ...MORE..

December 11, 2019 The Daily Signal: Lawmakers Call on Attorney General to Enforce Anti-Obscenity Laws, Make Good on Trump's Campaign Pledge

Four Republicans lawmakers are calling on Attorney General William Barr to enforce federal anti-obscenity laws and to crack down on hardcore pornography.  Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Brian Babin of Texas, Vicky Hartzler of Missouri, and Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to Barr, urging him to enforce anti-obscenity laws that they say ...MORE..

December 9, 2019 National Catholic Register: Congressmen Tell Attorney General Barr: Prosecute Pornographers for Obscenity

Rep. Banks, who led the letters signatories, said in a statement that the internet and other technologies have brought about convenience, but that has a "dark side" to it. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice (DOJ) use obscenity laws already on the statute book to prosecute major pornography ...MORE..

December 8, 2019 The News Sun: Banks seeks increased enforcement of 'obscene pornography'

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Banks has signed on as one of four lawmakers issuing a letter to the U.S. Attorney General's office seeking increased action against "obscene pornography." Banks issued a tweet Friday afternoon with the signed letter — also endorsed by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, Rep Vicky Hartzler, R-Missouri, and Rep. Brian B ...MORE..

December 7, 2019 The Epoch Times: Lawmakers Urge AG Barr to Prosecute Obscene Pornography Producers, Distributors

Four Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr to urge him to take action against producers and distributors of obscene pornography. The letter, obtained by the National Review, was signed by Reps. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), and Brian Babin (R-Texas) and asks the Justice Departmen ...MORE..

December 6, 2019 The Daily Caller: Lawmakers Urge Barr To Fulfill Trump’s Promise To Enforce Obscene Porn Laws: ‘It’s Time We Start Talking About It'

Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks sent a letter Friday urging Attorney General William Barr to enforce laws restricting the use of obscene pornography. The letter, signed by Banks, Republican North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler, and Republican Texas Rep. Brian Babin, urges Barr to enforce federal obscenity l ...MORE..

December 6, 2019 CNA: Prosecute pornographers for obscenity, Congressmen tell AG

Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice (DOJ) use obscenity laws already on the statute book to prosecute major pornography producers and distributors. In a letter to the DOJ provided to National Review, Reps. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), and Brian Babin (R-Tex.) all warned of ...MORE..

October 15, 2019 Notre Dame Observer: WRAP Week aims to bring awareness to pornography addiction, advocates for filter

This year’s White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week began its effort to bring the conversation around pornography into the open on Monday morning with bagels and white ribbon pins outside DeBartolo Hall. Co-sponsored by Students for Child-Oriented Policy (SCOP), the Gender Relations Center (GRC) and Campus Ministry, the fourth annual WRAP W ...MORE..

October 10, 2019 Notre Dame Observer: Lecturer discusses benefits of filtering pornography on Wi-Fi

Donna Rice Hughes, founder of non-profit organization Enough is Enough, identified pornography as a public health crisis during a lecture to members of the Notre Dame community Wednesday night as part of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week. Hughes’ presentation, hosted by Students for Child-Oriented Policy (SCOP), also covered child pornograph ...MORE..

August 30, 2019 CBN: Teen Vogue Publishes New Graphic Sex Guide, Accused of 'Exploiting' Tweens and Young Teens

Enough is Enough, an organization dedicated to making the internet safer for children and families has called out Teen Vogue and its publisher Conde Nast for posting a new sex guide directed at teenagers. The article titled Having Sex When You Fat: Tips on Positions, Props and Preparations is written by Elle Chase, a "certified sex educator."  ...MORE..

August 14, 2019 WIBW TV: Are your digital devices secure before heading back to school?

As kids go back to school it's important for parents to remember to secure digital devices for privacy and safety. A new school year can mean new digital devices like computers, tablets, and smartphones, and while new technology can open up a world of new learning possibilities for students, it also can bring things like scammers and harmful conte ...MORE..

June 26, 2019 MarketWatch: Parents of YouTube child stars say proposed safety protections could cost them money

As YouTube weighs a massive restructure to protect children, creators worry about revenue Changes that YouTube is considering to protect children aren’t going over too well with some parents whose kids star in the site’s videos. YouTube is considering moving all content that stars children to YouTube Kids, an app that Google, which owns You ...MORE..

June 26, 2019 South Strand News: McMaster leads gubernatorial pledge for childhood internet safety

n June 19, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster set the tone for governors across the country to pledge an aggressive approach to protecting children from the dangers of the internet. McMaster is the first governor to take the pledge which was modeled after the one used by the Enough is Enough non-profit during the 2016 presidential election i ...MORE..

June 22, 2019 CBN: SC Governor Signs Pledge Making Children's Internet Safety 'Top Priority'

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed the first ever "Children's Internet Safety Governor's Pledge" this week. The pledge makes the issue of sexual exploitation of children a top priority in the state. It works to better enforce and advance existing state laws surrounding child pornography and sex trafficking. Teaming up with the organizat ...MORE..

June 19, 2019 Fox Carolina: Governor signs pledge to stop the victimization of South Carolina children on the internet

Columbia, SC - On Wednesday, Governor Henry McMaster was surrounded by state politicians and members of the Enough is Enough organization to announce the state's pledge to protect children from child predators.  Governor McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evetter and representatives from the state and the Enough is ...MORE..

June 19, 2019 WLTX: Gov. Henry McMaster signs Children’s Internet Safety Governor’s Pledge

Gov. McMaster signed an internet safety pledge modeled after "Enough Is Enough®." COLUMBIA, S.C. — Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday morning where he introduced the first-ever Children’s Internet Safety Governor's Pledge.   This pledge is designed to make the internet a safer place for children and will enforce exist ...MORE..

June 19, 2019 WACH: Gov. McMaster signs Children's Internet Safety pledge

Governor Henry McMaster signed the Children's Internet Safety pledge today at the State House. “Internet safety is one of our biggest concerns when it comes to protecting the health and well-being of our children,” said Governor McMaster. "Despite years of efforts, the increasing use of the Internet has enabled offenders to reach and abuse c ...MORE..

May 9, 2019 WND: Starbucks Puts Kibosh On Wifi Porn

Starbucks has eliminated WiFi porn at its 8,500 company-owned stores across the United States, according to an internet safety organization. Now, when a customer logs in to a Starbucks-owned location’s WiFi, the following message appears when a patron attempts to view inappropriate content: ‘Access to this site has been blocked,'” said the a ...MORE..

April 27, 2019 Is McDonald's More Concerned Than Notre Dame About Chastity?

There has been clearer moral leadership on this issue from the Golden Arches than from Notre Dame's Golden Dome In October of last year, a group of faculty, staff, and students petitioned the executive leadership of Notre Dame with a simple request: "that the University implement a filter to make pornography inaccessible on the Notre Dame Wi-Fi ...MORE..

April 13, 2019 Newsweek: After Catholic University Students Vote To Ban Porn On Campus Wifi, Nonprofit Renews Call For Notre Dame To Follow

About a week after Catholic University of America students in Washington, D.C., voted to bar access to pornographic websites via the on-campus wireless internet network, a nonprofit anti-pornography organization renewed its call for the University of Notre Dame to enact similar measures. On Tuesday, Enough Is Enough®, a nonprofit dedicated to fig ...MORE..

April 12, 2019 CNSNews.com: 'Catholic' Notre Dame Ignores Student Pleas to Filter Porn From Campus WiFi

(CNSNews.com) -- Although Notre Dame University is a "Catholic" school headed by a priest, Rev. John Jenkins, it has dismissed the request of many students, faculty members, and an anti-pornography/anti-sex trafficking group to install a mandatory filter on its public WiFi to block online pornography.  On Feb. 4, (Donna Rice) Hughes wrote a let ...MORE..

April 12, 2019 Lifesite News: Alumna, mom of current student pleads with Notre Dame to 'take a stand' on porn

SOUTH BEND, Indiana, April 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — An alumna and mother of a student of Notre Dame is asking university president Rev. John Jenkins in a letter to grant a student petition for a campus-wide pornography filter for the university's WiFi internet service. Molly Kraker is a graduate of the Catholic university in South Bend, India ...MORE..

March 15, 2019 Faithwire: Instagram, Facebook Outages Reveal America's Epidemic Porn Problem

You know how the saying goes: Idle hands are the devil's workshop. While I think that proverb gives Satan a little too much credit for our bad choices, the principle proved true during the great social media crisis earlier this week, when Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp were offline for several hours.... During an interview with Faithwire las ...MORE..

February 27, 2019 FAITHWIRE: Pornography Fuels Sexual Abuse, And College Campuses Need to Take Action to Fix It

Identifying a problem is the easy part; it's solving it that takes a lot of work. That's where a recent study from Duke University has left college administrators — in the space between awareness and action, a place many unfortunately never leave, according to Enough Is Enough® founder Donna Rice Hughes. New research from The Duke Chronicle r ...MORE..

February 21, 2019 February 1, 2019: Donna Rice Hughes and Alma Tucker joined Shannon Bream on "Fox News @ Night" to discuss President Donald J. Trump's White House meeting on human trafficking