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Yet another example of a child abused . . . by the system

I can’t believe this is still happening. Wait, yes I can.  A 14-year-old boy in Three Rivers, Michigan has been busted for producing child porn, all because he took a nude photo of himself on a girl’s phone.  233 more words

Culture And Society

Two articles worth reading

Yesterday the New Yorker published a really long but fascinating (and at times heartbreaking) article by Jill Lepore called Baby Doe, which begins with an examination of the dead toddler girl whose body washed up in Boston Harbor last year and widens into a discussion of one of the major culprits of child abuse—poverty—and how kids in the system would be better served by the government changing its focus to better address this fact. 58 more words

Culture And Society

January is Human Trafficking Awarness Month

The Fairfax County Police Department recognizes Human Trafficking Month.  Human Trafficking is a worldwide epidemic and is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer or receipt of persons by means of threat or other forms of coercion for the purpose of exploitation.  383 more words

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Great article on youthful sex offenders on Reason.com

Reason.com just published a wonderful article written by Lenore Skenazy on the unfairness implicit in the sex offender registry with respect to underage offenders, entitled… 34 more words

Culture And Society

The Paedophile In Everyone (article in Psychology Today)

A couple days ago Psychology Today published an interesting editorial by Nick Luxmoore called The Paedophile In Everyone. It’s a fascinating read, and I think Luxmoore makes a lot of good points in it. 12 more words

Pedophilia

On my becoming an anti-contacter (for good)

A lot has been made by right-wing hatemongers about my history of flip-flopping with respect to the contact issue. It’s true; I have vacillated a bit on this issue, in my early to mid-30s especially. 1,361 more words

Pedophilia

Manassas Man Arrested for Multiple Sex Offenses

Detectives arrested 47-year-old Paul Carey of Manassas on Tuesday, December 22, around 7 p.m., after an investigation that began last week. The investigation revealed that Carey had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor who had not returned home when expected. 134 more words

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