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  • The area, conservative majority, is the most pornographic content consumed in the country.
  • The Utah Coalition Against Pornography has launched a campaign to warn of its dangers and negative effects.
  • the resolution presented by the governor, Gary Herbert, states that sexual content equals “pain and pleasure”
  • also relate porn consumption with dissatisfaction in marriage and infidelity.

the state of Utah is in full battle to combat ” health problem public “representing pornography to this conservative area of ​​the United States, which, however, is the most consume this type of content in the country.

the Utah Gov. Gary Herbert , signed on Tuesday a statement that it considers that pornography “perpetuates a sexual toxic environment and is contributing to the hypersexualization of teenagers “.

this initiative joined the Utah Coalition against Pornography (UCAP), which started today a campaign on social networks to warn children of the dangers and negative effects of such expressions of sexuality.

Herbert signed two measures to placate these alleged effects among younger, the first aimed to “ Utah children understand the addictive habit of pornography ” and “injury” it produces in society.

the other measure, sponsored by state Sen. Todd Weiler, requires technicians who repair computers and found child pornography on them, inform the appropriate authorities or could be charged of a crime.

neither measures prohibiting pornography and establishes penalties for possessing, although the resolution states that pornography “equals violence against women and children with sex and pain with pleasure “, and as a consequence,” promotes sex trafficking, prostitution, images of sexual abuse of children and child pornography “.

the statement says the use of pornography can have effects on the “brain development” and is linked to the “diminished desire in young men to marry, dissatisfaction in marriage and infidelity.”

a study from Harvard University in 2009 indicated that Utah is the state with the highest individual consumption of pornography on the Internet US, with 1.69 subscribers adult entertainment sites, followed by Hawaii (1,37) and Alaska (1.15), nearly triple West Virginia (0.5), South Dakota (0.55) and Arkansas (0.59).

According UCAP, it is “really difficult” to talk with children about pornography and sexual exploitation of children, especially in the case of preadolescent children, but it is important to do “to protect them”.

the campaign UCAP include seminars , presentations and meetings with government officials and community leaders in Utah, where about 60% of its population are Mormons, according to census data and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.