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  • McDonald's implements porn filter at U.S. stores

    by David Roach, posted Friday, July 15, 2016 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The McDonald's corporation's decision to filter pornography from Wi-Fi at its U.S. restaurants has been called "brave and bold" by the leader of Southern Baptists' anti-pornography campaign.

    "I applaud McDonald's for this brave and bold step of protecting people, especially children, from the evil that hovers over every place that offers Wi-Fi," Jay Dennis, co-sponsor of the Join One Million Men Campaign, told Baptist Press in written comments. "McDonald's wisely understood and acted upon the fact that ... Read More

  • Study: monthly porn exposure the norm for teens

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Half of teenagers and nearly three-quarters of young adults come across pornography at least monthly, and both groups on average consider viewing pornographic images less immoral than failing to recycle.

    Those are among the findings of a survey of 2,700 Americans released Tuesday (Jan. 19) by Josh McDowell Ministry and the Barna Group. McDowell Ministry and the Internet accountability software provider Covenant Eyes paid approximately a quarter-million dollars to commission the online survey, McDowell told Baptist Press. The study also found porn use is on the rise among young women and that 14 percent of senior pastors surveyed "currently struggle with using porn." Read More

  • Playboy's nudity purge addressed

    by David Roach, posted Friday, October 16, 2015 (2 years ago)

    "Whatever Playboy does or doesn't do won't change God's plan and promise." -- Jay Dennis
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Playboy's decision to remove nude photos from the U.S. print edition of its magazine, pornography opponents say, in no way suggests the company is moving away from the objectification and exploitation of women.

    "This decision was not a moral one, it was purely business," said Charles Beeghley, a Missouri pastor whose proposal to the Southern Baptist Convention Resolutions Committee this summer ... Read More

  • Porn 'damages & degrades' relationships

    by David Roach, posted Monday, January 05, 2015 (3 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A new study concluding that pornography use leads to decreased enjoyment of sexual intimacy for men illustrates "the detrimental effect" obscene images have on "a male's sexual health," a leader of Southern Baptists' anti-pornography campaign told Baptist Press.

    "The study reinforces the fact that pornography writes a sexual script that leaves out God, unconditional love, respect for each other and honoring each other," Jay Dennis, co-sponsor of the Join One Million Men campaign, said in written comments. Read More