At this year’s conference of the Utah Coalition Against Pornography, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said that pornography has become a public health crisis worthy of the same alarm and attention given to a medical epidemic. He said that pornography represents “the most destructive and evil works of modern times…” (Watch a video of Elder Holland’s talk.)
The good news is that many parents are beginning to see the benefits of teaching their young kids to reject pornography. When children are exposed to pornography, they need to learn to close their eyes, label it by saying to themselves, “That’s pornography,” and go and tell a trusted adult.
Parents can learn some helpful strategies in teaching their children in the article “Raising Pornography-Immune Kids: 7 Strategies for Parents.”