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Censorship

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Sex, Erotica, nude women, three some, these are some


keywords for finding pornography on the internet.   The censorship of


pornography has a positive affect on the United States of America and is a


good thing because pornography leads to crime, pornography has no positive


affects on society, and censoring pornography is not against the


constitution.





Crimes and pornography have a direct and apparent link. Eighty-one percent


of criminals rate pornography as their highest sexual interest ( ).   This


means that the clear majority of criminals love pornography and find it


highly interesting,   most other people probably rank other human beings as


their highest sexual interest.   When an adult book store is closed the crime


rate in the surrounding areas falls significantly ( 188).   Also It was found


that child molesters have a higher probability of molesting a larger number


of victims and it is likely that these offenders have some access to


pornography or erotica. ( 189).   Over all crime and pornography do have a


link between them and that makes censoring it a positive idea for America.




Pornography has no positive effect on society.   The American population


agrees that pornography does not serve a legitimate purpose.   Seventy-two


percent of Americans want some sort of crack down on pornography.   Also


Ninety-two percent of Americans want a crack down on child pornography


because it has no value and is disgusting and against the law ( 179).


Pornography was found to have little redeeming social value by artistic


criteria and is close to worth less ( 218).




The censoring of pornography is not against the United States Constitution.


The reason why pornography is not included under the constitution is because


it was demeaned by the United States Supreme court in 1973 to be...

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