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Viewing child porn on the Web ‘legal’ in New York, state appeals court finds (News)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Children, Internet, Pornography Laws

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By M. Alex Johnson, msnbc.com May 8, 2012 Find original article here: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/08/11602955-viewing-child-porn-on-the-web-legal-in-new-york-state-appeals-court-finds#.T6qApmWs3a8.email Viewing child pornography online isn’t a crime, the New York Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in the case of a college professor whose work computer was found to have stored more than a hundred illegal images in its Web cache. The court dismissed […]

Summary of Activity of the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, USDOJ – 1995

Posted on October 30, 2012, in Pornography Laws, Research

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The Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) is part of the Criminal Division of the U.S.  Department of Justice. The Section prosecutes federal child sexual exploitation and abuse, child pornography, and obscenity crimes, identifies major offenders of the applicable statutes, and coordinates the investigation of cases nationally. Its jurisdiction includes crimes involving child sexual exploitation, […]

Prosecute pornography? Why Mitt Romney and President Obama can't agree (NEWS)

Posted on September 18, 2012, in News, Pornography Laws

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By J.G. Askar Deseret News: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562332/Prosecute-pornography-Why-Mitt-Romney-and-President-Obama-cant-agree.html Patrick A. Trueman takes the long view in his fight for the enforcement of federal obscenity laws against pornography. The Obama administration does not enforce obscenity laws, so the CEO and president of Morality in Media gathered a coalition of 127 organizations two years ago to launch a War on Illegal Pornography. […]

GOP platform calls for crackdown on ‘all forms’ of pornography (NEWS)

Posted on August 28, 2012, in News, Pornography Laws

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Read full article here: http://dailycaller.com/2012/08/27/gop-platform-calls-for-crackdown-on-all-forms-of-pornography/ By Steven Nelson August 27, 2012 The Republican Party’s platform committee declared war on pornography ahead of this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. In a Monday morning press release, advocacy group Morality in Media revealed that “new language replaces previous platform wording, which only opposed child pornography.” According to […]

Republican Party Platform Targets Illegal Porn (NEWS)

Posted on August 28, 2012, in News, Pornography Laws

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Charisma News: http://www.charismanews.com/politics/34049-republican-party-platform-targets-illegal-porn August 27, 2012   A change in the Republican Party Platform to target illegal adult pornography is an exceedingly positive development that will protect children, as well as families from the scourge of hardcore pornography. So says Patrick A. Trueman, president of Morality In Media (MIM). “Distribution of obscene or hardcore pornography on […]

Statement of Patrick Trueman, Hearing on Obscenity Prosecution, U.S. Senate (Opinion)

Posted on July 30, 2012, in Opinion, Pornography Laws

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Download full testimony here: http://pornharmsresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/PH_PatTestimonyJudiciaryHearing_03-16-05.pdf   STATEMENT OF PATRICK A. TRUEMAN HEARING ON OBSCENITY PROSECUTION SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE CONSTITUTION, CIVIL RIGHTS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY UNITED STATES SENATE March 16, 2005 My name is Patrick Trueman. I currently serve as senior legal counsel for Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. I also serve as a consultant […]

Nude Dancing Survey of Laws and Rights (Research)

Posted on July 30, 2012, in Pornography Laws, Research

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Find full survey here: http://pornharmsresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/PH_NOLC_NudeDancingSurveyFebruary2011.pdf By Morality In Media, Robert Peters Introduction This survey encompasses federal and state case law on the global issue of nude dancing. Included in the survey are cases dealing with several subtopics related to nude dancing. These topics include: First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, secondary effects, content based, zoning, prompt judicial […]

A generation is growing up skewed by internet pornography, court hears, as 12-year-old who raped a schoolgirl is spared jail (News)

Posted on July 25, 2012, in Children, News, Pornography Laws

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Author: Simon Johnson Date Published: July 25,2012 Find Original Article Here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9303598/A-generation-is-growing-up-skewed-by-internet-pornography-court-hears-as-12-year-old-who-raped-a-schoolgirl-is-spared-jail.html A generation of youngsters may be developing a skewed view of sex from pornography, a court has heard, after a 12-year-old schoolboy raped and sexually assaulted a younger girl after copying a hardcore film he watched on the internet. Judge Lady Smith wanred that […]

Man who followed woman from Wegmans had rape-fantasy pornography on computer, prosecutor says (News)

Posted on June 26, 2012, in News, Pornography Laws, Sexual Violence

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Author: Jim O’Hara Date Published: June 26, 2012 Find Original Article here: http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2012/06/man_who_followed_woman_from_we_1.html Syracuse, NY – Rape-fantasy pornography was found on the computer seized from a man accused of accosting a woman he followed home from the grocery store in March, the prosecution revealed in court today. That occurred after the lawyer for Gregory Gottfried asked […]

You Can't Say That on Television: 40 Years of Debating Dirty Words (News)

Posted on June 25, 2012, in Indecency, News, Pornography Laws

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Author: John Sanburn Date Published: 06/25/2012 Find Full text here: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2117988-1,00.html When John Douglas tuned in to New York City radio station WBAI on October 30, 1973, he heard these words: s–t, p–s, f–k, c–t, c——–r, mother—–r and t–s. One after the other. “I hadn’t heard those words since I was a kid in the steel […]