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Boycott of Groupon called after it defends coupons for torture porn company
http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/boycott-of-groupon-called-after-it-defends-coupons-for-torture-porn ^ | 4/23/2012 | Staff Writers

Posted on 04/24/2012 6:10:02 AM PDT by IbJensen

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Morality In Media today announced a national boycott of Groupon because twice this year the coupon company has offered discounts on tours of torture porn studio, Kink.

“Selling coupons supporting the degradation of women is as low as a publicly-traded company can go,” said MIM executive director, Dawn Hawkins. “Groupon frames the tour as a historic one, comparing the opportunity to visiting the Smithsonian Institute because the building that houses Kink has an ‘historic history in San Francisco.’”

Kink advertises that they have “young sexy teens who are overwhelmed and outnumbered…who need to learn a lesson by multiple men;” women being “bound, whipped, objectified and humiliated. They are immobilized, caged and humiliated as objects;” of women “suspended and tied in rope bondage…tormented beyond all reason;” and of women “naked, tied up, bound, punished, exposed in public…who are taken to public bars for public humiliation…”

Kink, which sells porn videos and offers live online torture porn performances, also notes on its site that, “Girls are also pulled in and out of cages, their tongues clamped, their bodies pinned, and their arms and legs strapped.” They also claim to employ “contraptions used in countries such as China for torture” as well as machines, water, metal, wood, electrodes, hooks, needles, and urination, all for the sexual persecution of women and “young teenage girls.”

This week, Morality in Media asked its supporters to write Groupon urging that the company stop supporting Kink. Groupon responded by defending Kink, saying, “We thoroughly vet the businesses we feature…Fortunately, this business has proven to be a responsible member of their community.”

“Groupon should be thinking of their wider commercial audience, most of which, unlike Groupon, would not support torture and humiliation of women and girls for the sexual enjoyment of disturbed men,” said Hawkins. “But since Groupon not only seems to support Kink, but is happy to profit from the torture of women, we have called for a national boycott,” she added.

A special “Boycott Groupon Project” page has been set up. There boycott supporters may also email all top Groupon Executives.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: groupon; sourcetitlenoturl
Poop on Groupon

How on earth could any human being on the planet take amusement in the torture of another human being, especially this disturbed and barbaric manner.

1 posted on 04/24/2012 6:10:09 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

“Groupon responded by defending Kink, saying, “We thoroughly vet the businesses we feature…Fortunately, this business has proven to be a responsible member of their community.””

Welcome to the community Liberalism built!


2 posted on 04/24/2012 6:16:28 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: IbJensen

I get goupon but never saw this. They have many good deals.


3 posted on 04/24/2012 6:17:36 AM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: IbJensen
Poop on Groupon
How on earth could any human being on the planet take amusement in the torture of another human being, especially this disturbed and barbaric manner.

Amusement is intellectual. Also, humans are sexually stimulated by this. My question is always, who taught them to be amused or stimulated by this?
It's the Internet of course. But before that there were always magazines.
If you are a tourist in Italy and go to see the ruins of Pompeii, you will be taken to see an OLD porn feature that the Romans had.

There's nothing new in the world when it comes to sin. Satan has always been around to recruit for hell.

4 posted on 04/24/2012 6:23:44 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: IbJensen
We use Groupon a lot.

Never got anything like this porn stuff.

Most of the Groupons are for local small restaurants, shops, etc. We are able to sample their stuff without a big commitment.

Most we liked, a few we didn't. But all in all, it's a good deal.

We'll keep using it.

5 posted on 04/24/2012 6:26:02 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: GladesGuru

Next it will be homosexual weekend experiences and lesbian gals weekend out coupons.


6 posted on 04/24/2012 6:31:47 AM PDT by IbJensen ( I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what 0 does with mine)
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To: IbJensen
Kink advertises that they have “young sexy teens who are overwhelmed and outnumbered…who need to learn a lesson by multiple men;” women being “bound, whipped, objectified and humiliated. They are immobilized, caged and humiliated as objects;” of women “suspended and tied in rope bondage…tormented beyond all reason;” and of women “naked, tied up, bound, punished, exposed in public…who are taken to public bars for public humiliation…”

The participants are all acting consensually. So are the spectators. Whatever floats their boat. Big, fat, hairy deal...

7 posted on 04/24/2012 6:36:15 AM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: eCSMaster

Every week is a new boycott. I cannot drink coke, pepsi, or starbucks. I cannot listen to any music or watch TV or a movie. Attend any athletic event, hell, the car I am driving won’t have any insurance. LOL!

I guess I will sit at home in dark and drink water. :)


8 posted on 04/24/2012 6:37:24 AM PDT by Perdogg
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Boycott dark!

Boycott water!

9 posted on 04/24/2012 6:38:53 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: IbJensen; Morgana

welcome to tolerance, they tolerate anything but normal people I guess. ugh


10 posted on 04/24/2012 6:49:31 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GladesGuru
“We thoroughly vet the businesses we feature…Fortunately, this business has proven to be a responsible member of their community.”

Translated: The porn merchants pay their bills on time.
11 posted on 04/24/2012 6:52:34 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: IbJensen

How about PETA organize a boycott of Groupon because they sell coupons to restaurants that serve meant? If one does not like S&M porn fine don’t buy the coupon.


12 posted on 04/24/2012 6:57:29 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: IbJensen
Human sexuality, especially male sexuality, is polymorphous, or utterly wild (far more so than animal sexuality). Men have had sex with women and with men; with little girls and young boys; with a single partner and in large groups; with total strangers and immediate family members; and with a variety of domesticated animals. They have achieved orgasm with inanimate objects such as leather, shoes, and other pieces of clothing, through urinating and defecating on each other (interested readers can see a photograph of the former at select art museums exhibiting the works of the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe); by dressing in women's garments; by watching other human beings being tortured; by fondling children of either sex; by listening to a woman's disembodied voice (e.g., "phone sex"); and, of course, by looking at pictures of bodies or parts of bodies. There is little, animate or inanimate, that has not excited some men to orgasm. Of course, not all of these practices have been condoned by societies — parent-child incest and seducing another's man's wife have rarely been countenanced — but many have, and all illustrate what the unchanneled, or in Freudian terms, the "un-sublimated," sex drive can lead to. --Dennis Prager, "Judaism Homosexuality and Civilization"
13 posted on 04/24/2012 7:48:06 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: IbJensen

“Next it will be homosexual weekend experiences and lesbian gals weekend out coupons.”

Been done for years - weekend trips to South Beach/Key West are full of what G*d called “abominations”.

Walk in those places mentioned above, and you may well agree.


14 posted on 04/24/2012 5:37:37 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: IbJensen
How on earth could any human being on the planet take amusement in the torture of another human being, especially this disturbed and barbaric manner.

How could any human being take amusement watching an alien monster devour some guy's head, or watch Jason slash his way through yet another group of teens?

These are actresses in videos. There is no real torture happening.

15 posted on 04/24/2012 5:48:15 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: PapaBear3625

Not to worry, Papa Bear, you’re secret is safe on this website.


16 posted on 04/24/2012 6:32:03 PM PDT by IbJensen ( I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what 0 does with mine)
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To: IbJensen
Considering movies like "Hostel" and "Saw" are probably far worse should we also boycott the local cinema?

It is nasty, depraved and sick. It is also not real. No one is being victimized. Every woman who climbs into one of those cages does so because they want the money that they get from doing it.

Every guy who watches does so knowing that it is not as presented.

It is a sick sad world. But it is also fantasy.

17 posted on 04/24/2012 6:39:57 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (In most cases, revenge is not a good thing. In other cases, it's the only thing.)
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