Oklahomans for Children and Families
Oklahomans for Children and Families is a group which lobbies against media which the group finds offensive. The group has targeted bookstores, libraries, and comic book shops to stop the distribution of books and magazines it calls pornographic. The group was founded in 1984 as Oklahoman Against Pornography in an effort to force Oklahoma based cable television companies to remove Playboy TV from their line-ups.
The group is best known for its lobbying of Congress for passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 demanding that internet service providers stop offering USENET newsgroups which contain sexual content. OCAF is currently defunct. One of OCAF's leaders, Paul Wesselthoft is now a member of the Oklahoma state government for Moore,OK. He continues promoting a religious right agenda.
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