Our friend and author, Lauretta Brown, from the National Catholic Register, wrote this eye-opening piece on the disturbing reality of how the Pornography industry is taking advantage of the vulnerable during this global pandemic.
Smut is being offered for free — an offer that has drawn harsh criticism from leaders of the fight against sexual exploitation.
WASHINGTON — While many Americans are coping with the fear and uncertainty of the global coronavirus pandemic, the pornography industry has responded by providing free access to content — an offer that has drawn harsh criticism from leaders of the fight against sexual exploitation.
Global porn consumption rates have gone up significantly with most people confined to their homes. While the Church teaches that pornography is a “grave offense” that “does grave injury to the dignity of its participants,” experts are also cautioning that porn consumption could exacerbate mental-health issues during the pandemic.
Many have also come forward to highlight the industry’s disturbing links to sex trafficking.