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To curb rape, India looks at banning porn

 
To curb rape, India looks at banning porn
Posted April 22nd, 2013 @ 12:58pm by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– In the wake of brutal gang rapes, the rape of a 5-year-old girl, and surging sex crimes, India is looking at banning pornography completely. The country's Supreme Court took up the controversial issue last week, the New York Times reports, after a petition claiming porn leads to sexual violence was submitted to the government. Indian law already bans distributing pornography, but the laws are rarely enforced; this petition calls for even viewing pornography to become a non-bailable offense.

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