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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


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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