Assessing anti-porn feminism

What are the harms caused by pornography as presented by the anti-porn feminists? Helen Longino identifies three main ways that pornography harms women. The first is that pornography, but especially violent pornography is implicated in violent crimes that are committed against women. Secondly, pornography defames women due to the ‘lies’ it endorses which surround the… Continue reading Assessing anti-porn feminism

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Do states have a legitimate basis to say no to immigration?

Christopher Wellman suggests that the reason why sates can refuse immigrants is based on a presumption that states have a moral justification in excluding potential immigrants because states have a right to self-determination. This self-determination is needed so that states can protect  individual’s right to freedom of association. The question to ask then, is can… Continue reading Do states have a legitimate basis to say no to immigration?