Advocates Aim to Give Porn the Tobacco Treatment

Image result for no more pornAdvocates are hoping to Give Porn the Tobacco Treatment. As more research links pornography to psychological and physiological damage, advocates hope it will soon generate the same national antipathy as smoking cigarettes. Haley Halverson of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation said: “Pornography is pervasive and popular today—there’s no denying it. But so was smoking in the 1950s. As the harms became more apparent both the general public and elected officials demanded a public health approach to the problem. Halverson predicts in the same way Americans agreed tobacco was harmful, public figures and lawmakers will soon coalesce around an effort to reduce porn consumption.  (We can only hope!)

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