The Department of Defense -- Porn Trafficker

December 2007

The National Catholic Register (Sept. 13, 2006) reported that "In Iraq...pornography -- including Internet porn -- [is] banned for enlisted personnel out of sensitivity to adherents of the country's dominant religion, Islam."

According to www.citizenlink.org (Aug. 29, 2007), "The U.S. Congress passed a law in 1996 forbidding the sale of sexually explicit material on military bases, but it turns out the military uses a lenient definition of what constitutes such material" (italics added).

Pat Trueman of the Alliance Defense Fund, outraged by the military's flaunting of the law, took action: "About 40 pro-family leaders sent a letter to [Defense] Secretary [Robert] Gates asking that he enforce the law." The letter was answered by the Defense Department, which (according to citizenlink.org) "declared that about 10 titles -- including Playboy and Penthouse -- did not meet the definition of sexually explicit and would continue to be sold."

Trueman said, "It's something that's patently ridiculous on its face. The Department of Defense wants to sell pornography, and even though the law prohibits them, they found a way to do it."


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New Oxford Notes: December 2007

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The so-called secure computer networks of the military are loaded with pornography which are usually loaded with virii and malicious code. Porn + Chinese hackers = huge security problems. Posted by: tomoxford
December 19, 2007 11:17 PM EST
Did not the first Lady of the Universe say that more people go to Hell because of the sins of the flesh than any other sin? Is it possible that Americans do not want The Lady to be called a liar? Could that be the reason pornography is so prevalent among Americans? If we (pope, bishops, and faithful) did not respond to our Lady's request, is it time for Our Lady's prophesy to take place as we were warned at Fatima. JMJ help us now, please. Posted by: fallace@optonline.net
December 07, 2007 06:56 PM EST
I am an Active Duty Signal Officer. I have served two combat tours in Iraq (24 months total). There has never been pornography for sale here or in Kuwait. Playboy and Penthouse are not available. Pornography is not available on government computer networks either over here in CENTCOM or back CONUS. This is a misleading article unfortunately. The biggest destroyer of military marriage is adultery and long overseas tours away from your spouse, not pin-ups posters or Cosmopolitan Lady or Maxim magazines.... Posted by: pjoewells
August 31, 2009 12:45 PM EDT
It will be interesting to see if the Garabandol prophacy will come soon. My ex husband is a marine vet and he was convicted of a sex offense and majority of his family is still in denial. He also failed at 2 marriages. Posted by: Jean Hodapp
October 16, 2012 12:23 PM EDT
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