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1,200 gather in Salt Lake, take part in conference to fight pornography

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  • Nan BW ELder, CO
    May 20, 2013 10:49 a.m.

    bwslc So maybe that is why the problem was discussed in SLC.

  • bwslc Cottonwood, UT
    May 19, 2013 7:05 p.m.

    This is highly ironic seeing as how Utah is the largest consumer per capita of paid online porn subscriptions. Yes, that is indeed a fact.

  • atl134 Salt Lake City, UT
    May 19, 2013 2:19 p.m.

    I could've sworn from the gun debate that we couldn't allow any restrictions on freedoms allowed for in the constitution but hey at least now we're all on the same page against that idea.

  • jeanie orem, UT
    May 19, 2013 9:47 a.m.

    Sjc - your response is very simplistic and ignorant.

    No-one called it a disease. It is a huge and distructive problem. A parent alone cannot control every aspect of their kids lives especially as they get older and more independent. If society were to support respect for woman instead of exploiting them and natural human drives for money parents might have better success at controlling their "darn" children so they can grow up to be adults who can then control themselves.

  • sjc layton, UT
    May 19, 2013 7:26 a.m.

    Here's an idea - if you are against pornography, don't click on it. It's like every other fake "disease" that is cooked up to rationalize bad behavior. Stop whining and control your darn kids, yourself, and your behavior.

    Victims of these "diseases" usually deserve exactly what they get

  • Luke Nelson West Valley City, UT
    May 18, 2013 9:24 p.m.

    Pornography is covered by the first amendment exactly as much as screaming "FIRE" in a crowded theater.

  • Nan BW ELder, CO
    May 18, 2013 9:11 p.m.

    I am glad there are leaders and others concerned enough to be doing something proactive about pornography. I have no doubt it is a problem of much greater significance than the economy, or shortage of water or a number of other issues. I wish this group success, and guess I need to figure out a way to take action too. Thank you to those who took part!

  • Dixie Dan Saint George, UT
    May 18, 2013 8:39 p.m.

    Its refreshing that Utah folks can define what pornography is while the Supreme Court can not.
    I wonder if Utah can do this without violating the Freedom of Speech amendment in the Bill of Rights also?