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Google Lobbies Against Human-Trafficking Legislation

According to an article by the National Center on Sexual Exploitaiton (NCSE), Google lobbyists are blitzing members of the U.S. Congress to stop their efforts to combat online sex trafficking by amending section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in the respective bills S. 1693 and H.R. 1865. As currently interpreted by U.S. federal courts, Section 230 […]

The 2017 Dirty Dozen List

Each February The National Center on Sexual Exploitation releases their annual list of companies promoting sexual exploitation through pornography, prostitution and sex trafficking. The organization refers to the Dirty Dozen List as an “activism tool” allowing others to become aware of the various companies and corporations profiting from sexual exploitation. So which mainstream brands, companies and organizations support sexual exploitation […]

North America Begins Addressing Public Health Crisis

Shortly after Canadian parliament members voted to recognize pornography as a public health crisis in December 2016, state legislatures within the United States began to step forward. Legislatures in Utah voted recognizing pornography as a public health crisis and South Dakota legislators followed suit voting unanimously to recognize pornography as a public health crisis. The South Dakota […]

#TackleDemand Success

Thank you to all who joined our social media thunderclap to help combat sex trafficking on Super Bowl Sunday! The Abstinence Clearinghouse, in partnership with more than 20 other organizations and countless individuals, reached over 890,390 people through a variety of social media outlets this weekend.

Join Us As We #TackleDemand

Join us as we partner with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) and over 20 other organizations as we #TackleDemand! Each year during the Super Bowl NCSE brings awareness to the issue of human trafficking. The sporting event is known to have one of the largest ties to sex trafficking in the United States. Here […]

Taking on Amazon

For years Amazon has made pornographic products available for purchase. According to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, merchandise encouraging the objectification of both women and children has reached a new level of indecency and must be combated. The company’s decision to sell erotic child nudity books and sex trafficking “how to” guides must end. […]

Trump Signs Anti-Porn Pledge

Donald Trump became the first presidential candidate to sign the Anti-Porn Pledge promising to enforce obscenity laws. The pledge, created by Enough is Enough, primarily focuses on the efforts to end child pornography and monitor other illegal material not protected by the First Amendment. The pledge also requires the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) be […]

Allowing Parents An Extra Eye In

  The Kaiser Family Foundation found that kids spend roughly 7 hours and 38 minutes a day connected to an electronic device. Teen Safe has designed an app for parents to be able to monitor their children’s activity even after a text message has been deleted. In addition to talking with your child, create an environment for […]

Did You Know About Snapcash?

User beware! Snapchat’s feature of Snapcash allows users to send money to another user if over the age of 18. Many people have abused Snapcash, turning it into a pornography hub due to the videos and photos that automatically disappear after 10 seconds. Since the addition of Snapcash, Snapchat has gained over $47 million in projected revenue. […]

Use Websites Safely – Be Smart When Looking Online generates over $22 million a year from ads in which girls are prostituted out. The website says it discourages illegal activity, removes illegal ads and reports sex trafficking to the proper authorities. It is considered the “Craigslist for criminals.” There is obviously not enough work being done to stop this. Lets attack the problem of pornography […]