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 existing laws that keep children safe from sexual exploitation. 

The pledge is modeled after the presidential internet safety pledge, “Enough is Enough.” This pledge was signed by President Donald Trump and endorsed by Hillary Clinton.  

During the press conference, Enough is Enough CEO Donna Hughes called for better regulations and calling South Carolina the “model state” for these changes.   

“Defending the dignity and safety of our children in the digital world must be done on a global, national and state-wide basis, as well as home by home, school by school, and business by business,” said Hughes.  

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