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Rachel Charlene Lewis
December 30, 2016 12:53 pm

Apparently 2016 isn’t going to end without a bang, and now the government is trying to get all up in our porn. According to The Washington Post, Robert G. Marshall, a Virginia lawmaker, proposed a new resolution stating that pornography should be declared a “public health hazard” because of the supposed negative impact it has on viewers. We have such mixed feelings, y’all.

This isn’t the first time a politician has tried to say porn is a public health crisis, as just this year Utah Republican Senator Todd Weiler tried to do something similar. So why does Marshall want this declaration?

 

In an interview, Marshall said,

 We honestly don’t know how to feel. Obviously there is porn out there that isn’t necessarily the best, and there are definite issues within the porn industry. However, the rise of feminist porn has been so important, to say the least, and generalizing the entire world as doing the exact same thing, and the same damage, seems risky. What do you think?!

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