The state of Utah made headlines early last year when lawmakers declared pornography a public health crisis — a move that brought increased attention to the array of individual and social issues that many experts say porn is ushering in. And now politicians in three additional states have joined Utah officials in attempting to label porn a public health crisis: Tennessee, Virginia and South Dakota, as Relevant reported.

Following in the footsteps of Utah officials, who called smut “evil, degrading, addictive, harmful,” South Dakota overwhelmingly passed a resolution last month that concluded that porn “is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms.” READ MORE