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January 5, 2023 National Review: Louisiana Protects Minors from Porn

Obscenity is a national scourge and is not protected by the First Amendment. But few do anything about its proliferation, including to children.Until now. A new law has just gone into effect in Louisiana that will require people accessing porn on the internet to prove they are of age... For more information on the terrible harm inflicted by por ...MORE..

November 4, 2022 The Today Show: What is sextortion? One mom is warning parents after son’s death

Braden Markus, 15, had what his mother said was an "amazing weekend of football" on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2021. To celebrate, the Ohio teen ordered his favorite food, then "spent the rest of the night doing homework, playing Xbox with his cousins and sleeping," his mom wrote in a Facebook post."Typical life of a teenager," Jennifer Argiro-Markus, ...MORE..

October 16, 2022 The Washington Stand: 'Their Priorities Are Completely Wrong': Biden DOJ Backs Off Child Porn Cases to Prosecute Political Enemies

At a time when the internet has seen a massive increase in child pornography, FBI officials have been told child porn investigations are “no longer an FBI priority”; they should now focus on purported cases of domestic extremism, an agency source has revealed. And the Biden administration has seemingly stopped prosecuting obscenity cases altog ...MORE..

September 23, 2022 Fox News: Police warn parents about 'school photo' trend of oversharing on social media

As students adjust to returning to school this fall, law enforcement members and online safety experts are reminding parents to be cautious about the information they share on social media. It may give predators access to children and scammers access to personal information...Donna Rice Hughes is an internet safety expert and president and CEO ...MORE..

September 8, 2022 Washington Stand: Goodbye, Exploitation- Instagram Suspends Pornhub’s Account Amid Criminal Allegations

Over the weekend, Instagram delivered a hit to the pornography industry by deplatforming Pornhub from its audience of over 13 million followers. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) claims the Meta-owned company’s action is a result of their lobbying against the organization. In a press release, CEO Dawn Hawkins applauds Instagram ...MORE..

July 23, 2022 Behind the Badge: As summer heats up, parents need to be vigilant about kids’ internet use

As the weather heats up, summer vacation lingers and boredom sets in, more kids are venturing indoors and looking for things to do.Left to their own, um, devices, many children turn to online gaming, surf the internet or communicate via social media. Along with the enjoyment and diversion of the built-in babysitter also come the dangers and pit ...MORE..

April 25, 2022 Behind the Badge: Parents beware- Bullying, Pedophilia, Theft, Griefing, Doxing, Exploitation and Kill Stealing among on-line gaming risks

To say online gaming is ever-present seems to be an understatement. According to the Entertainment Software Association, 227 million Americans play video games. Worldwide, an estimated 2.7 billion people are gamers. In 2019, video gaming was a $59 billion industry, boosted in large part by children and teens, who were confined to their homes durin ...MORE..

October 29, 2021 CBN: TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat say Their Sites are Safe But Senators Disagree

Lawmakers are trying to decide if Big Tech and the World Wide Web should be regulated to protect children, as they investigate social media giants and whether key safeguards exist.TikTok, YouTube, and Snapchat entered the Capitol Hill crossfire Tuesday, defending their platforms before the Senate subcommittee to protect children online while ho ...MORE..

October 12, 2021 National Review: Donna Rice Hughes Warns about Obscenity Crisis

By Wesley J. SmithI have launched a new podcast through the Discovery Institute called Humanize — “where human rights meet human responsibilities” — in which I converse with thinkers and activists about issues germane to human dignity and our moral duties to each other, animals, and the environment.In this week’s episode, I intervie ...MORE..

October 5, 2021 Rollcall: Whistleblower testifies as lawmakers take aim at Facebook again

On Tuesday, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is set to hear from Frances Haugen, a former Facebook manager turned whistleblower whose explosive leaks revealed the company’s attempts to target young children on Instagram — despite knowing the app leads some teen girls to consider suicide. Instagram is owned by Facebook. ...MORE..

September 10, 2021 Fox News: Police warn parents against popular back-to-school photo trend

With back-to-school in full swing, safety experts and law enforcement are urging parents to be mindful of what they share in regards to a popular social media photo trend with kids – as it could make them easy targets for predators.On Aug. 8, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office in Woodstock, Illinois, shared an image of Deputy Sherriff Tim ...MORE..

August 18, 2021 Fox West Texas: Be mindful of details you post about your child’s first day of school

Certain details about your child are recommended to not be shared on social media for safety reasons.Sometimes parents are more excited than their children are when it comes to back-to-school. Most parents share photos of their children’s first day of school on social media, but it’s important to know what details you should and shouldn’t ...MORE..

June 22, 2021 One News Now: Parents, be aware and beware

A promoter of child dignity in the digital world is urging parents to protect their children from online predators, as research shows they are upping their game.Donna Rice Hughes, founder of Enough Is Enough® (EIE), tells One News Now a report from the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) reveals an alarming increase in the grooming of children for i ...MORE..

May 18, 2021 WXII Channel 12: North Carolina AG, dozens more urge Facebook not to create Instagram platform for young children

The pandemic has brought more children online than ever before, with many of them on multiple social media platforms and on multiple devices.“Facebook’s plan to create Instagram for preteens is ill considered and dangerous,” North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein said Wednesday. “Social networking sites create issues for teenagers. ...MORE..

April 27, 2021 KBJR6.COM: Internet pornography is more accessible than ever; how to protect your kids

The need for high-speed internet access has only increased since last year's pandemic-related shutdowns and major shifts to distance learning.But with all of the good, the worldwide web offers a rabbit hole of explicit content no parent wants their child to see. In a special report, KBJR 6's Ryan Haff heard from Duluth mothers, internet safety ...MORE..

January 14, 2021 WEAU-TV: Human traffickers turn to technology during the pandemic

With the help of technology, human trafficking can happen anywhere and cases of it have been reported in all 72 counties in Wisconsin according to the Milwaukee Human Trafficking Task Force...Kathy Hatem is with Enough is Enough, a group working to make the internet safe for everyone. She said it’s easier than ever for traffickers right now. ...MORE..

October 16, 2020 Deseret News: U.S. Attorney General William Barr should investigate Netflix over ‘Cuties,’ says PTC, Enough is Enough

The Parents Television Council and Enough is Enough have called for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to investigate Netflix to see if the streaming service company “violated federal statutes against child pornography” with the film “Cuties.”PTC President Tim Winter released a statement about the decision to call on Barr to investigate ...MORE..

October 15, 2020 TVTechnology: Netflix Programming Merits Federal Investigation, Urge Advocacy Groups

Groups argue handful of programs violate statutes against child pornographyLOS ANGELES—The Parents Television Council and Enough is Enough, advocacy groups that focus on internet safety and programming for children, are asking U.S Attorney General William Barr to open up an investigation into Netflix on whether it violated federal statutes aga ...MORE..

September 10, 2020 DailyCaller: 'A Training Film To Market And Seduce Children': Child Advocates Condemn Netflix's 'Cuties'

Netflix's "Cuties" is a "training film to market and seduce children," the chief executive officer of an organization hunting for missing children told the Daily Caller News Foundation Thursday....Director Maïmouna Doucouré said she intended the film to "make a big change in this world that hypersexualizes children," but anti-child sexual exp ...MORE..

September 1, 2020 OneNewsNow: A warning to parents about what kids are viewing

Parents need to be aware of a dangerous aspect of the pandemic for children: easy access to explicit content.Some children are back in school, and others are not, but the prospect of harm has increased since the lockdown began in March.Donna Rice Hughes of Enough is Enough tells AFN some stats are frightening, especially concerning a jump in ...MORE..