When the GOP’s party platform called pornography a “public-health crisis that is destroying the life of millions,” the statement prompted eye-rolling from some liberal media sites.
So imagine the shock provoked this weekend by a wake-up call on this subject by New York Times columnist Judith Shulevitz: It’s O.K., Liberal Parents, You Can Freak Out About Porn.
Shulevitz only skimmed the surface of the public health challenge posed by toxic, readily accessible internet pornography. But at least she didn’t dismiss exposure to violent and weird sexual images as a natural part of growing up. She writes:
Parents don’t have to believe that such material is a direct cause of sexual violence to...READ MORE