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Walmart just pulled a book containing child nudity from its online store

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Walmart.com reportedly sold books that contained child nudity, but pulled them from the store on Monday.

Walmart was under pressure from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, an anti-pornography group, according to 24/7 Wall Street

The group wrote an open letter to Walmart last week, condemning its decision to sell books by photographer Jock Sturges as well as "The Pimp's Bible," which it claims advises men on how to coerce women into prostitution.

This is a major victory in our fight for a world free from sexual exploitation.
Dawn Hawkins, NCOSE executive director

"The books were in violation of our prohibited items policy and were removed as soon as they were brought to our attention,'' Walmart said in a statement. The books were never sold in brick-and-mortar stores.

Sturges was once raided by the FBI, but he was able to argue his photography was art, not child porn, according to The New York Times.

Too sexually charged?

NCOSE isn't done with Walmart yet. It hopes to convince the store not to sell Cosmopolitan, which it believes is too sexually charged to be sold where children can see it. 

"We hope Walmart will take further, swift action to ensure it stays true to its family-friendly brand by removing all other sexually exploitative materials," executive director Dawn Harrison said.

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