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Event: Speaker: Dr. Donald Hilton
Posted 7.4.15

July 13th, 12-1pm, Dr. Donald Hilton speaking on "Pornography and the Brain: Public Health Considerations." View FLYER.

Event: WRAP Week!
Posted 10.08.14
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October 27th - November 3rd is White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week. See the FLYER. View more flyers and handouts here.

Event: MCAP WRAP Celebration
Posted 10.15.13

Watch the video "Somebody's Daughter," Sun., Oct. 27, 2:00 pm, at the Salvation Army of PG County Chapel, 4825 Edmonston Rd. Hyattsville, MD. 20781. No one under 15 please, at the S.A.'s request. Download flyer here (Spanish).

Event: MCAP WRAP Night
Posted 10.13.12

Nov 1st, 7pm enjoy chamber music followed by the movie "Sombody's Daughter." Download flyer here.

Event: WRAP Week!
Posted 10.02.12
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October 30th - November 6th is White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week, learn more here (flyer in spanish).

Event Update: MCAP - Celebrating 25 Years!
Posted 10.24.11

RSVP by October 25th! RSVP now. See the Flyer.

News: MCAP Interviewed by CWFA
Posted 10.24.11

In "Celebrating 25 Years of Raising Community Standards," MCAP was interviewed by Concerned Women for America (CWFA). Listen to it now.

Event: Podcast coming soon
Posted 10.18.11

Look for a Podcast done by the iCareCoalition that will be posted on their website in the next couple of days. Additionally, on their website are resources dealing with cell phone parental controls and more. Check it out.

Event: MCAP - Celebrating 25 Years!
Posted 9.3.11

Friday October 28th, 7-9:30pm join MCAP in celebrating 25 years of fighting for innocence. It will be located at the "Knights of Columbus" in College Park. Featuring guest speaker Patrick Trueman. RSVP by October 8th 25th. See the Flyer.

Event: Getting Geared Up for WRAP Week!
Posted 8.27.11
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October 30th - November 6th is White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week, sponsored by Morality in Media (MIM). This is a great opportunity to show how you feel about the negative effects of pornography by considering Action Steps 1-7 on the WRAP page!

To order ribbons just call Art McKnew at 301-864-2106.

Event: MCAP - Celebrating 25 Years!
Posted 8.15.11

In the evening from 7-9:30pm on Friday October 28th, join MCAP in celebrating 25 years of fighting for innocence. It will be located at the "Knights of Columbus" in College Park. Save the date!

Event: "Into the Wild" Weekend Retreats
Posted 8.12.11

An authentically masculine outdoor experiential weekend for males. Arrive Thursday evening and be back by Sunday afternoon. Three more weekend retreats this year. Reserve your spot today.

News: Department of Justice Urged To Vigorously Enforce Obscenity Laws
Posted 4.4.11

More than 100 Members of Congress sign letters urging Attorney General Holder to enforce Federal obscenity laws.

Event: CONVERGENCE: Uniting Leaders to Combat Sexual Exploitation in the Mobile Age
Posted 3.3.11

pureHOPE (formerly the National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families) and the Religious Alliance Against Pornography are co-sponsoring a summit to be held April 13 and 14, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The purpose of the Summit is to address the social costs of the proliferation and normalization of pornography, including its increased accessibility through mobile devices and its role in driving demand for sex trafficking in the United States and across the globe. For more details visit the website here.

Event: Pornography Harms: An Untreated Pandemic
Posted 12.1.10

A live one-hour online conference on pornography in which YOU can participate. On December 9th at 11:00 AM Eastern, you will be able to watch this important event right on Facebook and can ask questions of our panelists. RSVP to the event here so we can keep you updated. You will be able to submit questions online to the panelists. The event will be broadcast live from here.

Event: Internet Safety 101
Posted 11.2.10

A demonstration of Internet Safety 101 recommended for School Personnel, Parents, Guardians and not children. Tuesday, Nov. 16th 7:45-9:00 PM. At St. Catherine Labour (see address on flyer). No registration required. Print the flyer and spread the word.

Event Update: WRAP Week Approaching!
Posted 10.22.10
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White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week, sponsored by Morality in Media (MIM), begins in a week.

To order ribbons just call Art McKnew at 301-467-6988. The cost of the ribbons is only 4 cents each. Remember to raise awareness, using this printable campaign flyer.

Report: MCAP questions the candidates for State's Attorney in Prince George's County
Posted 9.2.10

Find out how the candidates you are considering for State's Attorney responded to questions about fighting pornography here.

Event: Getting Geared Up for WRAP Week!
Posted 9.2.10
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October 31st - November 7th is White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week, sponsored by Morality in Media (MIM). This is a great opportunity to show how you feel about the negative effects of pornography!

To raise awareness, print and post this White Ribbon Campaign flyer from here.

Recent Article: From, 'DOJ Report Says Child Porn On the Rise'
Posted 8.4.10

Read about increased attention to fighting child pornography here

Recent Update: Check out the latest Maryland General Assembly legislation
Posted 3.1.10

Read more about legislation to curb the influence of pornography on our 'Legislation' page

Recent Article: From The Sunday Times, 'Boys who see porn more likely to harass girls'
Posted 2.1.10

Read the lates article from the Sunday Times, confirming that porn leads to increased sexual harrassment. Read the article here

Recent Release: Legislator Andy Harris's Response to Baltimore Sun Editorial "Smoke Free U"
Posted 11.18.09

November 17, Tuesday--
Legislator Andy Harris wrote a wonderful Op-Ed, 'Don't treat pornography lightly,' letting Marylanders know why the lack of a porn policy at Maryland U could be detrimental. Read the article here

Recent Release: Read MCAP President's Response to Washington Post Article
Posted 10.15.09

In response to the recent Washington Post article 'Rated XXX', condemning the recent, responsible actions of State Senator Dr Andrew P. Harris, MCAP President Robert H. Kammer issued the following response:

"Senator Harris is doing the job he was elected to do, namely [to] protect the public image of the State’s University System and assure that state taxpayer money is well-spent. The courts have told us that obscenity is determined by public standards, and what Senator Harris is doing is trying to get the University to acknowledge those public standards which are very clear to the majority of Marylanders."

View the entire response in pdf or word.

Getting Geared Up for WRAP Week!
Posted 10.03.09
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October 25th - November 1st is White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) week, sponsored by Morality in Media (MIM). This is a great opportunity to show how you feel about the negative effects of pornography!

To order ribbons and arrange delivery from MCAP just call Art McKnew at 301-864-2106. The cost of the ribbons is only 4 cents each.

Additionally, MCAP is sponsoring a special WRAP correspondence campaign--we are writing letters to the new U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, encouraging him to prosecute adult hard-core obscenity cases. Click here (pdf) or here (.doc) to view and print a sample letter

For additional information about how to get ribbons and what you can do to participate visit this link. There are even White Ribbon pins, pendants, decals and car magnets.

A Recent Legislative Victory!
Posted 9.12.09

Due to the efforts of our supporters and friends, Prince George's County Council recently approved much-needed restrictions on Adult Book Shops. Read the Washington Post story here.

No More Porn March

Despite the threat of rain, the NO MORE PORN TOUR demonstration was a success. Thirty participants from MCAP and "The King’s Men" protested the "Wholesale Lingerie" store at the intersection of intersection of Powder Mill Rd. and Route 1 in Beltsville. Thank you to all who participated!

Help Us Change Pornography Law

MarylandIt's time for Congress to clean out pornographic material from all military premises. Support the Military Honor and Decency Act.

Univ. of New Hampshire Study Says Youth Porn Exposure Up

A new national survey of online youth has mixed news for those concerned about Internet safety. The bad news: increasing exposure to unwanted pornography and online harassment and cyber-bullying.
See the Complete Report.

Pornography Stats

If you're doing research about the size and reach of the pornography industry, Top Ten Reviews offers some very eye-opening statistics. Enough is Enough also provides some very informative statistics on the industry.

Pornography and Human Sexual Trafficking

According to the U.S. State Department ( human trafficking is a very serious problem. Trafficked persons are often found in prostitution and sex entertainment. According to U.S. Government estimates, 600,000 to 800,000 victims are trafficked across international boundaries annually, and between 14,500 and 17,500 of those victims are trafficked into the United States each year. More than half of the victims are children. Child victims are often exploited for sexual purposes, including prostitution, pornography and sex tourism.
Click here for the complete information sheet (pdf).

Pornography distribution
is big business - $10 billion annually in the U.S.

Both nationally and within the Washington, D.C. suburbs, porn addicts are not helped by the fact that pornography distribution chains are alive and well all around us. We are working to enforce existing obscenity and zoning laws. Click here to read more.
There's actually a lot that
1 person can do. Click here:
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Gov't Employees Spent Hours Gawking at Porn
Cost: $58,000 per employee

Politico reports that government workers at the National Science Foundation spent hours each day over a period of months or years, watching sexually explicit material online. According to the 68-page report, one senior official spent up to 20% of his time "viewing sexually explicit images and engaging in sexually explicit online 'chats' with various women," at a cost of about $58,000 per year. Senator Chuck Grassley has launched a probe into the allegations.

President Gordon B. Hinckley on Pornography

The former President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Hinckley was a staunch enemy of pornography, and makes a strong case against it.

Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Child Porn

In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld a prohibition to distribute child pornography, or soliciting child pornography, even if the pictures don't exist.

The Maryland Coalition Against Pornography (MCAP)
P. O. Box 2868, Silver Spring, MD  20915-2868
Tel: 301-439-8475

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