In the article, which Penthouse paid Huffington Post reporter Andy Campbell to write, Campbell attacks the new resolution as a waste of time and something based on faulty science. Also within the article is a full page picture of the cover of The Book of Mormon.
LDS senator Todd Weiler sponsored resolution SCR9 and said he did so without consulting Church leaders or Governor Herbert. Resolution SCR9 is based on a series of studies and data showing the social harm pornography can cause on public health.
“Nobody wants to show their young children pornography, much like nobody wants their toddler driving to preschool,” the Penthouse article admits. “By the same token, nobody wants their government—or that government’s preferred religion—to define their sexuality. Even the LDS Church touts free agency and ‘the privilege of choice which was introduced by God.'”
And that’s only one of the multiple ways Penthouse mischaracterizes the resolution as well as the Church’s involvement.
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