GOP platform approves amendment identifying pornography as 'public health crisis'

Delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention subcommittee unanimously approved an amendment to their draft platform that called pornography a "public menace," according to CNN.

Mary Forrester, a delegate from N.C., suggested the amendment during the RNC subcommittee meeting on healthcare, education and crime.

In an interview with Yahoo News, Ms. Forrester said she worked closely with the conservative Christian group Concerned Women for America who also believe children can easily become addicted to porn.

The draft platform criticizes reforms passed by the Obama administration allowing schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity. It also calls on the Supreme Court to overturn the decision regarding same-sex marriage.

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