November 12, 2018

How the GOP Gave Up on Porn

Once, the fight against pornography was the beating heart of the American culture war. Now porn is a ballooning industry — and maybe a harmful one —with no real opponents. What happened?

With the internet offering an ever-expanding breadth of content, and smartphones and laptops replacing squalid movie houses and black-curtained storefronts, resistance to porn is beginning to feel futile...

....Donna Rice Hughes, a longtime anti-porn activist whose organization, Enough Is Enough®, encourages a safer internet for kids. "In these cultural battles, the oxygen gets sucked out of the room after so many losses. Today, you've got extreme porn as the new normal—not just for adults, but for our kids. So it's a demoralization due to so many losses and so much collateral damage." 

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