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Any material (audio/video, magazines, pictures, letters, etc.) intended for sexual stimulation. Some moral and religious groups have argued that pornography is immoral due to the sexually explicit messages it sends out. According to these groups, such messages conflict with the fundamental religious and family-oriented values put forth by conventional social institutions. These groups also argue that pornography promotes deviant sexual behavior as well as sexual promiscuity. Some feminist groups have expressed their disapproval of pornography, mainly because such material objectifies, exploits, and oppresses women. Groups that are opposed to pornography support the use of formal measures and sanctions to prevent individuals from viewing or being involved in the production of pornographic material. On the opposite end of the spectrum, liberal groups advocate against censorship, arguing ...

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