Sears Defends Selling Pornography Online

Last year, the American Family Association (AFA) contacted the popular chain store Sears due after finding pornographic materials posted for sale on the company’s website. Following a nine-month battle, Sears removed the items, sending an apology to AFA for causing offense with the products and vowing to ensure that such items will never again be offered for sale.

However, AFA recently re-visited Sears on the web only to find that the problem has worsened. The company now purportedly offers an entire page of sexually explicit material from books to DVDs.

When confronted about the reappearance of the products after specifically being told that the company would prohibit rated x material from its vendors, it replied that the products met the “terms and conditions” of Sears and therefore did not warrant being removed. Consequently, AFA is calling upon the public to tell Sears to stop selling pornographic material by contacting the corporate office at 847-286-2500.

AFA claims that it contacted Sears undercover about one of items and was told that it was a “wonderful choice.” It also test-ordered one of the products and received it with no questions asked.


Become a Christian News Network Supporter...

Dear Reader, has been of benefit and a blessing to you? For many years now, the Lord has seen fit to use this small news outlet as a strong influential resource in keeping Christians informed on current events from a Biblical worldview. With much compromise and many falsehoods in modern-day Christianity, we strive to bring you the news by keeping Christ and His word in focus. If you have benefited from our news coverage, please prayerfully consider becoming a Christian News supporter by clicking here to make a one-time or monthly donation to help keep the truth of God's word widely and freely published and distributed. May Christ continue to be exalted through this work!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email