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May 12, 2014, 12:11 ET Feminist Scholar, Ex-Porn Producer, Psychotherapist, and Neurosurgeon Discuss Porn

 The following is being released by Morality in Media: What:  Panel discussion: "Porn and Sexual Exploitation: the Hostile Takeover of...


Jan 31, 2013, 16:14 ET Morality In Media: Oprah's OWN Network Embraces Torture and Sexual Violence

Telling Women To Accept Violent, Torturous Sex Culture  Morality in Media (MIM) is calling for a nationwide protest of Oprah...


Nov 10, 2011, 14:13 ET Morality in Media: Ryanair In-flight Porn App Won't Fly

MIM Launches International Campaign to Protect Passengers Morality in Media (MIM) is calling on U.S. citizens and engaging more than 50...


Oct 04, 2011, 15:23 ET "The Playboy Club" Canceled - Morality in Media's Efforts Victorious

Thousands Contacted Advertisers     NBC "Closed the Club" today as a result of dismal ratings and viewer outrage, cancelling a...


Sep 27, 2011, 12:26 ET "The Playboy Club" Bombing, Sponsors Dropping Ads

Sexual exploitation of Women in Primetime Not Profitable Comcast/NBC's new series, "The Playboy Club," tried again last night in its second...


Sep 08, 2011, 12:35 ET Morality in Media Calls on Congress to Protect Companies from XXX "Scam"

MIM also renews call for Federal Investigation of ICM Registry Morality in Media (MIM) today urged Congress to pass a criminal statute preventing...


Aug 10, 2011, 09:57 ET Morality in Media Calls on Top NBC Sponsors to Stop The Playboy Club

Group warns of consequences for support of sexually exploitive show NBC's top advertisers will receive a letter this week from Morality in Media...


Aug 03, 2011, 14:33 ET Morality in Media Calls for Federal Investigation of ICM Registry and All Involved in XXX Domain

Attorney General Holder Should Enforce the Law News that the first hard-core porn company is now in business on the XXX domain caused Morality in...


Jul 25, 2011, 11:26 ET Pornography Promotes Sex Trafficking, Says Morality in Media

Events highlight prevalence of trafficking on Internet and ex-porn stars testimonials Morality in Media's four-week "Be Aware: PORN HARMS"...


Jun 30, 2011, 14:37 ET Second Phase of War on Illegal Pornography National Effort Launched To Stop NBC From Exploiting Women and Promoting Porn with 'The Playboy Club' This Fall

Effort Seeks To Make It Unprofitable For NBC To Sexually Exploit Women The War on Illegal Pornography today launched the second phase in its...


Jun 15, 2011, 08:00 ET Morality in Media Says NBC Should Follow Hefner Fiancee's Lead, Avoid Marriage With Hefner and Playboy

Group urges cancelation of "Playboy Club" TV Series It's not too late for NBC to call off the soon-to-be-aired series, "The Playboy Club," just...


Jun 09, 2011, 13:33 ET Morality in Media Calls on NBC to Halt TV Series 'The Playboy Club' Promoting Sexual Exploitation of Women and Acceptance of Pornography

Effort Seeks To Make It Unprofitable For NBC To Exploit Women NBC is contributing to the sexual objectification and exploitation of women and...


Apr 08, 2011, 08:03 ET Morality in Media Says Obama Administration Must Appeal 2nd Circuit Decision Invalidating the FCC Broadcast Indecency Policy

In order to protect American families from an onslaught of indecency on network television, the U.S. Department of Justice must appeal the July...


Apr 05, 2011, 14:20 ET More Than 100 Members of Congress Sign Letters Urging Attorney General Holder To Enforce Federal Obscenity Laws

Violence against women, harm to children and sex trafficking cited as harms of porn The following was released today by Morality in Media: The...


Jan 30, 2009, 09:00 ET NBC to be Commended for Rejecting PETA Super Bowl Ad; PETA Says It's Wrong to Eat Roast Pig for Dinner but Would Now Like to Beam a Broadcast Pig into Millions of American Homes During Dinner Hours

According to yesterday's Washington Post, NBC "nixed" a new Super Bowl ad from the animal rights activist group PETA "because the ad is too...


Jan 05, 2009, 17:25 ET China to Be Commended for Cracking Down on Pornography, but Not for Cracking Down on Political Speech, Says MIM President Bob Peters

According to news sources, on Monday China launched a crackdown on Internet pornography, targeting online portals and search engines such as...


Nov 26, 2008, 09:00 ET Morality in Media President Asks, "Wouldn't It Be Nice If the News Media Got As Worked Up About Depictions of Deadly Violence Against Humans As a Form of Entertainment, As They Are About Turkeys Being Slaughtered At a Sarah Palin Press Conference?"

Last week former Republican Party vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin conducted a press conference at a turkey farm in Alaska, causing a minor...


May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET Pro-Decency and Pro-Family Organizations to Hold Conference, Followed By Orderly Demonstration at U.S. Justice Department, to Call Attention to Failed Federal Obscenity Law Enforcement Policies That Are Putting Children, Women and Families at Risk

NEW YORK, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 19, pro-decency and pro-family organizations will hold a Prayer Breakfast (8 to 9 am)...


Apr 28, 2008, 01:00 ET Open Letter from MIM President Robert Peters to FBI Director Robert Mueller: Failing to Enforce Federal Obscenity Laws Undermines FBI Efforts to Curb Traffic in Child Pornography

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - On April 28, Morality in Media President Robert Peters released the following open letter to FBI...


Apr 15, 2008, 01:00 ET In Reflecting on the VA Tech Massacre, Americans Should Consider Steps Not Only to Curb Unlawful Use of Guns But Also the Irresponsible Entertainment That Glamorizes Such Use

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morality in Media President Robert Peters had the following comments regarding tomorrow's first...


Feb 26, 2008, 00:00 ET ObscenityCrimes.org Website Project Passes 70,000 Citizen Complaint Mark; Meanwhile the Justice Department and FBI Continue to Ignore the Floodtide of Internet Obscenity Overwhelming America, Says MIM President Bob Peters

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In June 2002, Morality in Media (MIM) launched the ObscenityCrimes.org website, where citizens can...


Feb 21, 2008, 00:00 ET New York Magazine Publishes Soft-Core Porn 'Photo Shoot,' While Lindsay Lohan Shows That a Young Woman's Breasts Can Grow Much Faster Than Her Good Sense, Says Morality in Media President Robert Peters

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Peters, President of MIM, had the following comments in response to New York Magazine's...