‘Porn in the Dorm’: Universities ‘promoting’ pornography, says Family Research Council

Oliver Darcy
Former Reporter

The conservative Family Research Council (FRC) on Wednesday hosted a lecture aimed at informing students on the “dangers” of pornography on their college campuses.

The Family Research Council said university administrators are pushing porn on college campuses.

“It is in the nature of man to experiment with evil to find out what is good,” said Dr. Patrick Fagan, who is the senior fellow and director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, referring to male students’ tendency to sample pornography in their freshman years.

“[Y]ou have this strange situation where the leaders of the university are not only permitting this but promoting it,” he continued. “So it is going to be harder for young men to choose the right way.”

The event, held at the FRC’s Washington D.C., headquarters, was officially titled “Porn in the Dorm,” and aimed to highlight supposed negative effects FRC perceives of viewing pornography.

“For college students, the use of pornography is especially problematic,” said Fagan. “[W]atching porn has the potential to “destroy their [students’] education, their relationships and their future.”

At the event, Fagan also advised students to engage in “good dances, not erotic dances.”

Fagan was appointed deputy assistant secretary for family and community policy for the Department of Health and Human Services by President George H.W. Bush. 

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Oliver Darcy

Oliver Darcy

Former Reporter
Oliver Darcy is the former editor of digital media for Campus Reform, where he was tasked with reporting on waste, fraud, and abuse taking place on our nation's college campuses. Additionally, he was responsible for editing the website’s video content and graphic design. Prior to joining the Leadership Institute, Oliver founded ExposingLeftists.com, a video driven website dedicated to exposing the inherent failures found at the core of liberal philosophies. He is currently Oliver holds his bachelors of arts degree in political science, with an emphasis in both International Relations and American Politics, from the University of California at Merced.
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