BPC Bulletin: Canadian Senator Introduces Bill to Shield Young People from Online Pornography
In Parliament, Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne has introduced Bill S-210 to restrict young people’s access to sexually explicit images on the internet.
The bill’s short title: Protecting Young Persons from Exposure to Pornography Act.
The first reading of Bill S-210 occurred in the Senate on November 24, 2021.
Read the text of the bill:
THE BILL’S STATUS
See the bill’s status in Parliament:
At Parents Aware Info, Marilyn Evans talks to Senator Miville-Dechêne on a podcast:
In Canadian Lawyer, Katrina Eñano reports:
Lara Karaian writes at Ryerson University’s Centre for Free Expression:
In Psychology Today, Amanda L. Giordano writes:
At the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Daly Barnett comments on an earlier incarnation of the proposal (Bill S-203):
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