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Pornography declared 'public health crisis'

Utah lawmakers took a bold step in the final minutes of the 2016 Legislative Session. Late Friday night, the Utah House of Representatives passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis.

http://www.ksl.com/?sid=38871640&nid=148&title=pornography-declared-quotpublic-health-crisisquot-elder-holland-calls-it-an-quotinfectious-fatal-epidemicquot

RadioWest Utah on KUER public radio broadcasted an interview with the Utah sponsor of the law and 2 different social scientists on regulating porn as a public health crisis.

What bothered me most about the podcast was not the Utah senator’s biased comments, but the very prejudiced comments about porn from an apparent secular social scientist, Gail Dine. She stereotyped porn so awfully wrong. It was frustrating to hear a secularist mischaracterize, generalize, and universalize about potential harm of porn.

Here’s the podcast. It’s worth listening too:

http://radiowest.kuer.org/post/porn-and-public-health

I total understand this. As a person addicted to pornography I can tell you that I am slowly going blind and I am developing hairy palms.

All joking aside, I am not surprised that Utah would sneak something like this in. There are plenty of blue laws on the books everywhere this is nothing new. A quick Google search came up with this http://observationdeck.kinja.com/the-complete-list-of-weird-sex-laws-in-the-u-s-a-1485048155

 A friend of mine used to be the controller for Romantix and told me that their most profitable location was Evanston Wyoming which is just across the board of Utah.  On visits to the store he would routinely find that all the cars in the parking lot had Utah tags.