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Larry Flynt’s Response to Anti-Porn Resolution: Free Hustler for All Utah Legislators

Larry-FlyntLarry Flynt seems to be in a generous mood lately. Not only has the head of Hustler given out his new Donald Trump-themed porno to Congress people for free, he’s now planning to hand out free copies of his magazine to members of Utah’s state legislature.

Governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution yesterday declaring pornography a “public health crisis.” While it doesn’t place any new rules or bans on porn, the bill aims to advance “education, prevention, research, and policy change” to tackle porn addiction and the psychological detriment on family values.

“Due to advances in technology and the universal availability of the Internet, young children are exposed to what used to be referred to as hard core, but is now considered mainstream, pornography at an alarming rate,” the bill states.

Flynt apparently decided to do something about this, because The Washington Times reports that state legislators can soon expect a special surprise for Hustler‘s upcoming anniversary.

“[T]he Utah Legislature is obviously confused about what constitutes a public health crisis, so I’ll send them our latest issue and they can see for themselves that we’re no danger to the public, only to the repressed,” Flynt said.

Flynt went on to cite a commission authorized by Lyndon Johnson in the late-60s, which determined that porn did not connect to criminal activity increases despite the counter-argument from the bill’s proponent, Todd Weiler. “This report has been gathering dust for over 40 years,” Flynt said, “and Utah is only dragging out this issue now to satisfy religious zealots.”

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