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A Pedophile’s Dream Come True – YouNow

In preparation for this piece, I spent some time on YouNow. I wasn’t required to sign in to watch live streaming broadcasts. I watched a girl who looked like she was 12 (she said she was in 6th grade) tell everyone watching what time zone she lives then a few seconds later-what state she lives in. The consequences of this kind of disclosure are unfathomable; especially to a 6th grader. I watched a 14 year-old girl walk around in her underwear complaining about how much she hates wearing pants. I watched a young boy, who looked to be about 13, describe his struggles with mental health and suicidal tendencies. I watched another boy–maybe about 15 years old– describe the merits of selling methamphetamine. [Read more.]

Even the co-stars of the movie think 50 Shades of Grey is awful (and maybe even a bit like Hitler)

Jamie Dornan, after spending months immersing himself in the story and the character of Christian Grey, still has absolutely no idea why anybody would ever actually like the booksand kind of, sort of, possibly thinks that maybe the same dynamic could be at work as what made Hitler a thing: or at the very least, has been forced to fall back on sheer blind faith that the fans of the books have actually found something positive in them.

50 Shades of Grey/Perversion: A Movie to Sear the Conscience

Fifty Shades of Grey is (if the trailer is a true representation, I will NOT be wasting my money on this movie) nothing more than a slicked up, graphically stunning porno flick.

Hollywood’s idea of love perhaps, but certainly not real love. Love as it was intended.

50 Shades Pledge Can Change Culture

We know that we will not stop the rush to the movie, but with two more sequels coming behind it, maybe we can change the culture just a little and save individual minds, existing relationships, and relationships to come.

Dr Grossman: Parent Survival Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey Pt 5

Parents, get ready for questions. As release of Fifty Shades of Grey Feb 13 nears, an aggressive marketing campaign is underway romanticizing sexual violence.

Dr. Grossman: Fifty Shades of Grey Pt 4 – The Danger to Your Son

The blend of chivalry and abuse in fictional Mr Grey is hazardous to our flesh and blood boys, fueling the already epidemic of mistrust, misunderstanding between the sexes.

Dr Grossman: Parent Survival Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey Pt 3

Dr. Grossman provides additional examples of dangerous ideas promoted by the film.

Dr. Grossman: Fifty Shades of Grey Pt 2 – The Danger to Your Daughter

Fifty Shades of Grey: Excluding hard pornography, Dr. Grossman believes Hollywood has never produced a film so hazardous to young women.

Dr Grossman: Parent Survival Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey Pt 1

Dr. Grossman urges moms and dads, guardians and grandparents: no matter how awkward it is, to speak to your children about intimacy – what it is, and what it is not.

Google will target kids with redesigned versions of its products

School Told to Call Kids ‘Purple Penguins’ Because ‘Boys and Girls’ Is Not Inclusive to Transgender

Two Sisters Seized By Phoenix Hospital, Mother Ordered Not To Talk – Another Medical Kidnapping?

How Christian kids should deal with ‘LGBT’ peers

Exclusive: Matt Barber taught his children to love their friends with the truth

Justina Pelletier Tells Her Story on Capitol Hill

Revealed: How fear of being seen as racist stopped social workers saving up to 1,400 children from sexual exploitation at the hands of Asian men in just ONE TOWN

Professors For Pedophilia

“A major pedophilia scandal is currently rocking British society, in which as many as 20 prominent politicians, judges and other members of the British establishment are suspected of having abused children in the 1980s and 1990s as part of a pedophile ring. The victims were among society’s most vulnerable, being mostly boys from state children’s homes. And such abuse, it is suspected, may have been going on for decades.” [Continue Reading]

Promoting Paedophilia

“The world has rightly been shocked over revelations that big name entertainers like Rolf Harris and Jimmy Savile have been found guilty of horrible child abuse crimes. But sadly this is really just the tip of the iceberg it seems. Not only is pedophilia an ongoing problem, but the worst bit is how many are actually trying to justify all this.” [Continue Reading]

New York court rules against cyber-bullying law

Could Carson’s Anti-Bullying Law Be Shot Down?

Croatian Campaign Don’t Touch the Children Goes Global

Ely schools ordered to reinstate employee accused of sexually harassing students, teachers

 Truth: Transgender Tyranny article Tranny Tyranny

One way to end violence against women? Married dads.

Gender-Confusion and Revolution

Child Molestation and the Homosexual Movement

12 Ways Homosexual Adults Endanger Children

A Conversation With a Twenty-Something American (Part 2)

Identity Crisis: Adam’s Transgender Children

Celebrating Gender Anarchy? — But Hope & Treatment Are Available

Dozens Charged in Child Porn Case in NYC Area

CDC: Serious Disease Outbreak Among ‘Men Who Have Sex With Men’

Studies Show Homosexuality is Bad for Your Health

Missouri parents outraged over pornographic, pro-abortion sex ed book in school library

Guilty of Meanness: City Contemplates Criminal Penalties for ‘Bullies’

Anti bullying campaign forcing girls to kiss one another

MN Bill Could Make Bullying ‘Anything, Any Time’

Great commentary in the Star Tribune: Antibullying Bill Raises Troubling Questions

Eagle Forum recently published this article about how anti-bullying programs don’t work and are being linked to teen violence and, in some cases, self-harm.

Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work

Backers push anti-bullying bill in 2014 Minnesota legislative session

by Kim McGuire

“I was bullied as a child. I learned that most bullies are cowards, and by the time I was 12 I had set multiple bullies on their heels….”  Anti-Bullying

Ex-Singer of Lostprophets Jailed for 29 Years

Harmful Outcomes (Letters to the Editor for Nov. 8, 2013)

Nearly 400 children rescued and 348 adults arrested in Canadian child pornography bust

School Database Loses Backers as Parents Balk Over Privacy

http://abcnewspapers.com/2013/11/06/letters-editor-nov-8-2013/

The lives of children are too precious to be misrepresented, or worse, exploited by irresponsible journalism.

http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/creating-a-framework-for-ethical-decision-making-among-journalists-and-those-who-care-about-democracy/227095/bullying-is-not-on-the-rise-and-it-does-not-lead-to-suicide/

Human Trafficking Article from Townhall Magazine

Nightmare: Teen Boy Harasses Girls in Their Bathroom, Colo. School Tells Girls They Have No Rights

Are Anti-Bullying Programs Having an Opposite Effect

This article references cyberbullying and the company that an LA school district hired to monitor students social media.

Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to track behavior

An article by Laurie Higgins, of the Illinois Family Institute, on what is really behind the anti-bullying bills.

http://illinoisfamily.org/education/illinoisans-duped-by-anti-bullying-act/

Jason Morgan, a University of Wisconsin-Madison student earning his doctorate there, has told his supervisor he objects to the school’s mandated diversity training for teaching assistants (TAs) because leaders of the first session he attended essentially called him – and the whole class – racist.What’s more, the next session – on how to support transgender students – is something Morgan said he cannot support, as it runs in direct contradiction to his religious beliefs.The letter, sent by email Sept. 22, states all new TAs in the university’s history department are required to attend one orientation session, two training sessions, and two diversity sessions. Morgan, in his letter, called the first of the two diversity sessions, held Friday, “an avalanche of insinuations, outright accusations, and suffocating political indoctrination (or, as some of the worksheets revealingly put it, ‘re-education’) entirely unbecoming a university of our stature.”

After Told He’s Racist, UW-M Student Rejects Further Diversity ‘Training’

In an interview with the Connecticut Mirror, Sandy Staub of the American Civil Liberties Union said: “Let’s stop the wave of creating these cyber-bullying laws for a few minutes and think about how we can both protect students and speech rights at the same time.”

Are new school anti-bullying laws fair, or unreasonable?

“The State of Free Speech on Our Nation’s Campuses, reveals that more than three-fifths of the 409 colleges and universities analyzed maintain policies that seriously infringe upon the free speech rights of students.”

The Speech Code Report says infringements on free speech are increasingly coming from policies on bullying.

Nick Gillespie contends that there is no “bullying crisis,” and that the panic over this issue is diverting our schools’ money, time and personnel away from education – all in the name of this supposed crisis.

Stop Panicking About Bullies  (April 2, 2012)

Coming to a district near you? Dayton’s bogus bill bullies us all. Call your principal and tell them not to cower under bullying by the state and stand up for what they already know. Every school has an anti-bullying policy and they are working. The Minnesota School Board Association opposes this bill.

California District Hires Company to Watch over Students Social Media

Should the definition of bullying include “hurt feelings”?
Redefining bullying is in Gov. Dayton’s bogus bill.

“Goertzen also demanded that an amendment to the legislation must be a clarification of Bill 18’s vague definition of bullying, which includes any behavior that causes ‘fear, intimidation, humiliation, distress, or other forms of harm to another person’s body, feelings, self-esteem, reputation, or property.'”

“Goertzen’s amendment proposal would define bullying as behavior that ‘places a person in actual or reasonable fear of harm to his or her person or damage to his or her property.'”

Opposition Tories demand Manitoba define ‘bullying’ in new bill

Every suicide is tragic. Every person feeling the pain of bullying needs our love and support. The media need to tell the truth.

http://factsaboutyouth.com/uncategorized/the-media-dangerously-ignore-mental-illness-in-coverage-of-gay-teen-suicides/

A Federal Response to Bullying in Public Schools?

http://www.nationalreview.com/node/267359/print

Rise of the Thought Police: Bullying Your Children into Forsaking Their Values

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2013/09/09/rise-of-the-thought-police-bullying-your-children-into-forsaking-their-values/