Porn industry to Rick Santorum: Butt out
By James Eng, msnbc. eom
The porn industry has an Serated reaction to Rick
Santorum' s vow to crack down on pornography if he' s elected
president: Butt out.
Two giants in the industry contacted by msnbc. com scoff at
the Republican presidential candidate' s p. hir. . i. i. tharper.. n.. is.;.
Nonsense, says Hustler publisher Larry Flynt. Absolutely no
proof, says Steven Hirsch, founder and of Los
Vivid Entertainment, one of the largest
makers of erotic movies.
Flynt notes that a 1969 commission set up by President
Lyndon Johnson spent millions of dollars studying the impact Hit: l.' I . A! -" We
of porn and concluded there was no evidence such materials us Er magma E) aw says
there' s no evidence porn is harmful,
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bring out the bogeyman every chance they get," Flynt
said. "You will be to find anyone that can Follow ( t. 23. .
point out to you a study that shows harm is caused to
anyone exposed to porn materials."