Pornography Blamed for Rise in Teen Sex Crimes in Scotland

(Christian Institute) Online pornography is to blame for a record number of sex crimes by under-18s in Scotland, an addiction charity has said.

Last year, a total of 407 minors were reported for rape, attempted rape, sexual assault or other sex crimes. This number included 48 people under the age of 16.

Commenting on the figures, Mary Sharpe, chief executive of the charity The Reward Foundation, said young minds are being desensitized to sexual violence through viewing pornography.

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