August 2, 2016

LifeSite: Donald Trump signs first-ever presidential anti-porn pledge

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 1, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Donald Trump has become the first presidential candidate to sign an anti-pornography pledge, promising to crack down on obscenity after an eight-year-long hiatus at the federal level.

Although he signed the pledge on July 16, the release is just making the news today, after the Republican and Democratic National Conventions dominated the news cycle for two weeks.

"Mr. Trump's leadership and commitment to uphold the rule of law is demonstrated by his signing of the Children's Internet Safety Presidential Pledge," said Donna Rice Hughes, the president of the anti-porn group Enough is Enough, which drew the vow up. "Making the internet safer for children and families is a critical step in making America safe again."

The heart of the promise requires the president to prosecute existing obscenity laws by "appointing an Attorney General who will make the prosecution of such laws a top priority in my administration."...

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