A leading organization focused on opposing pornography and
indecency through public education and legislation claims an
overwhelming majority of those in the porn industry support
President Barack Obama's bid for reelection.
By a margin of 68 percent to 13 percent, the pornography
industry supports President Barack Obama over Governor Mitt Romney
in the upcoming presidential election, according to a new survey by
XBIZ.COM, the porn industry's online journal.
Patrick Trueman, president of Morality in
Media (MIM), says he is not surprised that the pornographers
are strongly in the president's corner, because the Obama
Department of Justice has refused to enforce federal laws
prohibiting distribution of pornography.
"Those laws aren't being enforced because the Obama
administration will not do it," he states flatly. "So the
pornographers have enjoyed a heyday under Obama. He's the first
president in many who refused to enforce these laws, and so he's
got the allegiance of the pornography industry in this
He notes that half of the U. S. Senate and dozens of U. S. House
members have signed letters to the head of the Justice Department -
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder - urging enforcement of current
obscenity laws, but to no avail.
Trueman maintains most citizens do not realize the federal
government prohibits the distribution of hardcore pornography,
whether it be via the Internet or via the airwaves on cable or
satellite television in homes and most hotels.
According to the MIM leader, Romney - if elected - would seek to
enforce the law.
"I was confided by the Romney campaign to their boss and
headquarters [that] he would vigorously enforce federal laws
against pornography," he tells OneNewsNow. "And so the pornography
industry has perked up and [said] they don't want Romney; they want
Obama, who hasn't enforced the laws at all."
MIM laments that regardless of the outcome of the presidential
race, the porn industry will do what it has for the last four
decades - "adapt and survive ... and meet the consumer demand for
adult entertainment regardless of the weight of political