People who view images of child sex abuse could lose their homes or pensions under new US-style laws being proposed by a powerful coalition of children’s charities demanding action from the British government.
According to Dines, a professor of sociology and women's studies at Wheelock College in Boston, 36% of Internet content is pornographic. Dines states that, online porn brings in total revenue of $3,000 per second. On average, one out of every four Internet searches is about porn. Pornography is the public health crisis of the digital age.
The Canadian government has given the green light to Motion M-47 introduced by MP Arnold Viersen. This will lead to examining the harmful effects of pornography on Canadian citizens and explore options to protect children from sexually explicit online material.
Various groups are calling on government to fit anti-porn software on all government official's computers.
Liz Jones counselled hundreds of sexually-abused children in the years that she worked at Safeline as a counsellor. She dealt with countless incidences of porn-related abuse, but her heart sank each time she heard those familiar words "I watched it on the TV," or "I saw it in the magazine, or "I watched a DVD".
A person hooked on pornography develops a one-track mind. His focus in life becomes single-minded and his view of others, especially of women, narrows.