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 networks." While realizing that some students may still find ways to access pornographic materials, their hope was that restricting access would send an "enduring message that pornography is destructive and exploitive."

In a letter dated February 4 of this year, Donna Rice Hughes—who serves as the President and CEO of the anti-pornography organization called Enough is Enough—wrote a letter to ND President Rev. John Jenkins, imploring him "to listen to the call of these courageous students to make the University of Notre Dame a safe and wholesome environment as the unintended consequences of not filtering public Wi-Fi are immense."...

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