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Minutes for SR1723 - Committee on Federal and State Affairs

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Recognizing that pornography is a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms.

Minutes Content for Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The Chairperson opened the hearing on SR 1723.

Representative Powell began talking about pornography and its addiction costing men their marriages, respect of their children,loss of jobs and loss of freedom.  He has witnessed what life looks like on the other side of addiction.(Attachment 1)

Representative Ken Rafie, presenting testimony from Dr. Todd Bowman,talked about the neurobiology of pornography.(Attachment  2)

Major Michael Pfannenstiel and Sergeant Chris Evans spoke of their experiences with pornography while serving in the sheriff's department.(Attachment 3)

Phillip Crosby presented two booklets containing evidence-based findings of pornography's negative effects on individuals and communities.(Attachment  4)

Matthew Wells spoke of first-hand knowledge of the effects of pornography on his family. (Attachment  5)

Steve Brunk strongly supports this resolution. (Attachment  6)

Michael Schuttloffel in written testimony strongly supports this resolution.(Attachment  7)

Pat Colloton wrote of human trafficking and pornography and supports this resolution.(Attachment  8)

Chairperson LaTurner closed the hearing on SR 1723.