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February 2, 2024 FISM.TV: Faith and politics, trio of events in nation’s capital underscore religious divide

Evangelical leaders, rabbis, lawmakers, and intercessors from diverse nations gathered in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for the National Gathering for Prayer and Repentance.The sold-out event, which was held at the Museum of the Bible, was conceived by Tony Perkins, founder of the Family Research Council, and Dr. Jim Garlow, Founder and CEO of ...MORE..

January 18, 2024 Epoch Times: Legislators Race to Protect Minors From AI Deepfake Exploitation

‘It’s kind of scary. We have a good child pornography law here that is pretty broad, but it doesn’t address AI’Amid increasing reports from young girls and their parents about deepfake AI-generated sexual images landing on the phones of classmates, neighbors, and child predators, some state legislators are rushing to enact legislation to ...MORE..

December 6, 2023 Loudoun Times-Mirror: At Leesburg event, officials and activists say social media, porn pose threat to young people

Young people are at risk of exploitation as technology evolves, according to officials and activists who spoke at the Protecting Kids Online Community Town Hall in Leesburg on Nov. 30."The internet has opened up a perfect storm for the online exploitation of children," event moderator Donna Rice Hughes told about 300 people at Cornerstone Chape ...MORE..

November 21, 2023 Broadband Breakfast: Improved Age Verification Allows States to Consider Restricting Social Media

WASHINGTON, November 20, 2023 — A Utah law requiring age verification for social media accounts is likely to face First Amendment lawsuits, experts warned during an online panel Wednesday hosted by Broadband Breakfast. The law, set to take effect in March 2024, mandates that all social media users in Utah verify their age and imposes additional ...MORE..

August 17, 2023 USA TODAY: Think twice about that first-day-of-school photo: Tips for keeping kids safe online this school year

As summer beings to wind down and school starts once again, social media platforms are flooded with back-to-school photos of smiling kids in their best outfits posted by proud parents.Accompanied by captions celebrating the start of 4th grade at So-And-So Elementary or props written on colorful paper sharing a child’s age or class name, these ...MORE..

August 10, 2023 KCEN Texas News: Be mindful of social media posts for back-to-school

Experts say sharing minimal details about your child is the best option.Most parents are eager to share their kids' first day of school in a social media post online. However, what you decide to post has the potential to put your family in danger.Enough Is Enough® internet safety organization spokesperson Kathy Hatem says sex traffickers recru ...MORE..

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..