Artist rendering of Republicans having sex
Republicans are always trying to take a moral high ground in their constant struggle against the depraved Democrats. Their latest claim to morality for this year’s election is calling for a crackdown on pornography.
“Current laws on all forms of pornography and obscenity need to be vigorously enforced,” is what Republicans have added to a draft of their official platform according to Reuters. If Mitt Romney is elected, it could mean a change in obscenity’s legal definition as well as more blocking software use to scrub out internet pornography.po
The Republican Party has always been perceived to be the party of big business. Would it not be beneficial to their economic policy to leave the $2 to $13 billion adult industry alone? Publicly they would have to condemn it but the reality is that pornography is a real industry. How could they benefit from trying to crush a contributor to the economy? (If someone has an explanation please leave a comment because as you can tell my understanding of economics is extremely low)
The decision to attack the porn industry must be based on morality. However a study by Benjamin Edelman from 2009 revealed that it was primarily conservative (or “Red”) states that had the highest consumption of pornography.
The top ten states with porn subscriptions per 1000 homes according to the study: Read more…