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Why our peers are right to talk about porn

We need a national conversation about what pornography does to us

By Josh Lowe  

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Porn is coming to parliament today, and I don’t mean on the tablets and laptops of insalubrious researchers. The Lords will debate “the impact of pornography on society,” thanks to the Bishop of Chester, who tabled the discussion. 

Is this just a gimmicky attempt to get some attention for our often anodyne second chamber? No, or not entirely. There are serious reasons for making a big hall of Britain’s most distinguished elderly people try to bring themselves to say “bukake” for a couple of hours. Here are four reasons why, whatever the…

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