The article, written by Senator Orrin G. Hatch (UT-R), will appear in the Stanford Law & Policy Review in June, 2012.
Simply put, we know more than ever how illegal adult obscenity contributes to violence against women, addiction, harm to children, and sex trafficking. This material harms individuals, families, and communities and the problems are only getting worse. As you know, adult obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment. Congress has for decades passed laws seeking to curb the production and distribution of obscene pornography, including on the Internet. A consistent and strong commitment to enforcing these laws can have a significant impact.
Read Senator Hatch’s full article here: http://pornharmsresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/MIM_PH_Hatch-article-on-obscentiy-enforcement-in-SLPR_May2012.pdf