Perhaps you had a chance to read the story about Tiffani and the choice she made to speak up about pornography access in her local public library. (If not, you can read her “Standing for Something” post here.)
Read this update at SafeLibraries to see an update and how the community has responded in an overwhelmingly positive way to make changes to help protect children from exposure to pornography.
Again, a quote from her post, quoting Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley:
“We cannot be indifferent to the great cause of truth and right. We cannot afford to stand on the sidelines and watch the play between forces of good and evil. Wrote John the Revelator: “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth” (Revelation 3:15-16).
“John’s imagery is vivid. It points to our critical duty to stand strong, even to become leaders in speaking up on behalf of those causes that make our civilization shine. Each of us can be a leader within our sphere of influence. The adversary of all truth would put into our hearts a reluctance to make an effort; we must cast that fear aside and be valiant in the cause of truth, fairness, and right…
“No nation can rise above the strength of its homes or the virtue of its people. The time has come for good people everywhere to demonstrate that they stand for something–something that is virtuous and clean and worthwhile. To that end, may we move forward with faith in the Almighty, and with a determination to live virtuous lives and return to our society the elements of goodness….” (Epilogue of Standing for Something, p.171, 172, & 178)