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    Student-Led Petition Bans Porn on The Catholic University of America Campus

    Updated: May 15, 2019 at 12:36 pm EST  See Comments

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    Student-Led Petition Bans Porn on The Catholic University of America Campus

    Last month, members of The Catholic University of America’s Student Government Association Senate passed a resolution to ban 200 of the most popular pornography sites from the university’s network, according to CBN News.

    A senior, Joseph Enzler, at the private university got the idea while reading an article about the University of Notre Dame’s policy to not ban pornography. After doing research, Enzler was shocked to realize that The Catholic University had the same policy. He wanted to change that. 

    He started by searching for a software program that could block pornography and discovered that a ban like this had been attempted before but failed. “I knew we could do this,” Enzler told The College Fix

    It was in an encounter at a lunch event with the university’s president, John Garvey, that furthered Enzler’s cause. Garvey supported the ban, as well as the president’s chief of staff, Lawrence Morris. 

    Enzler next needed his peer’s support, so he started a petition, receiving 400 signatures from students. Student Senator Gerard McNair-Lewis followed the petition with a resolution and submitted to the student government.

    The Senate was initially split, but the vice president eventually broke the tie, setting the ban in motion.

    “Our students asked President Garvey to block the top 200 porn sites, and he told them that he’d be happy to do so,” campus spokeswoman Karen Lozoya told The Fix. “We are working on implementing those blocks,

    The remainder of this article is available in its entirety at Christian Headline

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