December 13, 2019

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

( -- 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 distributors of such material."...

The letter to Barr also notes that in August 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump signed an "anti-pornography pledge," issued by the group Enough is Enough, which seeks to make the Internet safer for children and families. 

The pledge requires the signer, if elected president, to take numerous steps with the Department of Justice and other federal departments or agencies to prosecute child pornography, enforce federal obscenity laws, and sexual predation and trafficking laws.

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