Utah college stands by plans to offer elective pornography studies class despite social media onslaught

Westminster College has experienced an onslaught of social media attention since conservative influencer Candace Owens tweeted about the course.

Despite considerable pushback on social media, Westminster College is standing by its plans to offer an elective class on pornography during its upcoming May term.

Each spring, Westminster College offers students short-term, credit-earning experiences which can include study abroad opportunities or intensive study into subject matter often unrelated to their majors.

“We have no intention to back away from offering this class. By and large, the campus community is supportive of that academic freedom and Westminster’s commitment to talking about tough subjects,” said Westminster College’s chief marketing officer Sheila Yorkin.

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