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Shocking Lib Dem Policies

As you know we are non-political but we have been so shocked by Lib Dem policies on the issues we challenge that we feel we have to share them with you because:

  • They vehemently oppose any attempt to safeguard Children from Porn
  • They oppose any effort to reduce the Abusiveness of Porn
  • Their policies on the Sex Trade are the policies pushed by Pimps
  • They include positioning Pimps as 'Business Men'
  • And even redefine Sex Trafficking as Consensual

These elections give you a chance to ask your local candidates about them and urge the party to change them.

You can find out more about their policies and why they have arrived at them here

And if you are as concerned as we are by them, you could tweet the Lib Dems here

Help Challenge This!

As you know, we've been helping Sheffield Gran, Irene, initiate court proceedings against her council for putting no limit on strip clubs. A decision here has repercussions UK wide - especially as the council now has a barrister who represents strip clubs across the country on their side!

But these are some of the outrageous arguments being put forward by the Council. They are also claiming outrageous costs that Irene will be liable for if the judge at this first stage of proceedings does not give her permission to take the case further to Judicial Review.

The judge is looking at the case very soon. We hope he will be as outraged as us and give Irene permission to go ahead with this important legal challenge. If so, we will be coming back to you then with ideas on how to help us win (and yes fundraiser further .. groan)!

We've done brilliantly well so far but if the judge doesn't give Irene permission to go ahead, she could be liable for £1,000s in costs. We’ve got most of it covered thanks to all your amazing support but we want to make absolutely sure there's enough in the pot for this first stage.

If everyone reading this gave £1 we’d make our 'stretch' target of £7,500. So pretty please donate if you can.

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SUCCESS!

You Did It!  Ann Summers has dumped its partnership with Pornhub - the world's largest supplier of abuse porn, including millions of videos depicting incest, child abuse and torture.

Recent press coverage confirms this break up, as do visits to several shops, with not a Pornhub branded product to be seen. Sadly, Ann Summers and its leadership team have failed to respond to any of our (very polite) enquiries.

A huge thank you and well done to over 2,000 people who signed the petition, everyone who spread the word and protested (often in the rain!) outside stores.

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TUC Says NO to Pimps!

The TUC has voted resoundingly against a motion to decriminalise pimps and punters.

The motion was brought by train driver's union Aslef (95% male members), backed by the GMB, who had already been lobbied hard by the sex industry. Clearly getting the TUC to support the legitimising of the sex trade is a key goal of the industry.

This is despite the fact that the TUC's own Women's Conference support the diametrically opposite stance and call for the criminalising of pimps and punters as the only way to end the sex trade and all the abuse associated with it.

Congrats and thanks to all (including Nordic Model Now! who were busy talking and flyering ASLEF and TUC delegates).

Read All About It!

Nordic Model Now! exposes the flaws in the motion and misrepresentations at the TUC Congress fringe meeting

Harriet Harman on why she opposed it

Kat Banyard, a leading authority on laws around prostitution

 

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