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Pornography - Latest News
Mar 10, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Senator Ben Sasse called on the Attorney General to investigate the website Pornhub on Monday. The senator said the site had promoted videos showing the sexual assault and rape of a victim of human trafficking.
Jan 1, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Watching online videos leads many men to pornography addiction. But now one set of online videos aims to lead them out.
Dec 6, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice use obscenity laws already on the statute books to prosecute major pornography producers and distributors.
Nov 14, 2019 - 10:39 am .- In a speech to the head of major global tech companies, Pope Francis said Thursday that protecting children from evils such as trafficking and pornography requires a recognition of the limits of online freedom.
Oct 28, 2019 - 06:34 pm .- A government department in Australia has proposed the use of a face recognition system to curb underage access to online pornography, but the idea has been met with concerns over privacy.
Oct 11, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The owners and two employees of two related pornography websites were charged in federal court with sex trafficking on Thursday, Oct. 10. 
Oct 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a summit on Wednesday. 
Jul 25, 2019 - 12:30 am .- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill criminalizing revenge pornography - the distribution of sexual or nude images without the subject’s consent.
Jul 17, 2019 - 12:10 am .- A planned restriction on websites that host pornography in the United Kingdom, set to go into effect July 22, has been delayed for another six months. This marks the third delay for the proposed rules, which mandate that porn websites verify that users are over 18.
May 22, 2019 - 03:35 pm .- An actor who has been featured in dozens of homosexual pornographic films has announced his exit from the industry and his entrance into the anti-porn movement.
Apr 25, 2019 - 03:40 pm .- The president of The Catholic University of America has voiced his support for a student government resolution that asked the university to block the 200 most popular porn sites from its internet system.
Apr 22, 2019 - 06:34 am .- The United Kingdom has once again delayed the launch of its constraints on virtual porn. The online age verification program to now scheduled to launch mid-summer.
Apr 5, 2019 - 02:20 pm .- Students at The Catholic University of America have asked the administration to ban the top 200 pornography websites from its internet system.
Apr 3, 2019 - 04:17 pm .- A new survey by the University of Chicago has left researchers speculating about why American adults are having less sex than in years past.
Mar 16, 2019 - 04:50 pm .- Facebook has announced that it will begin using AI software to prevent and restrict the distribution of non-consensual sexual material – also known as revenge porn.
Mar 7, 2019 - 03:36 am .- Next month, the United Kingdom will roll out new online restrictions in an attempt to protect children under the age of 18 from accessing pornography.
Mar 5, 2019 - 12:11 am .- Lawmakers in New York have passed a bill to outlaw “revenge porn”— the non-consensual sharing of explicit images of a person, typically done by an ex-romantic partner.
Feb 13, 2019 - 05:44 pm .- An Arizona legislator has introduced a resolution that would declare pornography to be a public health crisis in the state.
Jan 24, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- Thousands of convenience stores in Japan will stop selling pornographic magazines, a move they say will help create an environment more conducive to families.
Jan 17, 2019 - 12:04 am .- The state of Montana is considering a bill that would criminalize revenge porn - the circulation of nude photos of another person without their permission.