December 8, 2019

The News Sun: Banks seeks increased enforcement of 'obscene pornography'

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Banks has signed on as one of four lawmakers issuing a letter to the U.S. Attorney General's office seeking increased action against "obscene pornography."

Banks issued a tweet Friday afternoon with the signed letter — also endorsed by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, Rep Vicky Hartzler, R-Missouri, and Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas — asking Attorney General William Barr to "prosecute obscenity and make it a (Department of Justice) priority."...

One of Banks' tweets on Friday also referenced a pledge signed by President Donald Trump from the non-profit Enough is Enough to enforce obscenity laws and battle obscene pornography. Enough is Enough describes its organization's goal as to "to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual predation with innovative initiatives and effective communications," according to the nonprofit website.

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