Understanding How Child Porn Is Used To Groom Abuse Victims

There seems to be a joint concern for and defensiveness of the most innocent and helpless among us: children.

Unlike the debate surrounding adult participation in the sex industry, the sexual exploitation of children — in any form — is collectively recognized as corrupt and objectionable. The sexual exploitation of children, of course, includes child pornography [1] (any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving someone under 18 years of age) and is a serious crime, punishable under U.S. federal law. [9] However, despite any attempts at cracking down on child porn, the US is the #1 producer of it in the world [10] and — as you can image — contributes greatly to this underground multimillion dollar network. [1]

Rising demand for an underground industry

There is an incredible demand for child pornography — a demand that Ernie Allen, President and CEO of the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, says has not only

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