Church launches anti-pornography site

by | Apr. 02, 2010

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Every 39 minutes, a new pornographic video hits the Internet, and in the time it takes you to read this sentence, American pornographers will make another $23,000 for selling such material, according to a 2006 Internet Filter Review.

But as modern science begins to discover the havoc the once-considered harmless pastime is inflicting on relationships today, more and more anti-pornography Web sites are making their way to the surface where users and their loved ones are searching for answers.

On Wednesday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helped fill part of that growing vacuum of demand by launching its own dedicated anti-pornography Web site through its nonprofit social counseling arm, LDS Family Services.

"We've been working on getting this done for four years," said Dr. Michael D. Gardner, a therapist at LDS Family Services and one of the site's lead creators. Gardner and others at LDS Family Services weren't immediately available for more comment.

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