Skip to comments.Sandra Cantu & the Plague of Murdered Children: Result of Abortion, Pornography & Liberal Agenda
Posted on 04/14/2009 4:11:40 PM PDT by Daniel T. Zanoza
It was horrific. A surveillance tape pictured eight year old Sandra Cantu gleefully skipping away from her home in Tracy, California. Sandra's destination was mere yards down the block to play with a young friend. The video was the last image of Sandra alive before she was brutally murdered, stuffed into a suit case and eventually dumped into a drainage pond where she was left in a temporary, watery grave.
The alleged murderer, Melissa Huckaby, a 28 year old Sunday school teacher and mother of the slain child's best friend, was the last individual Sandra Cantu saw on that fateful day and we can only imagine the horror this innocent child of God experienced during her final moments on Earth.
What makes little Sandra's death even more hard to fathom is the fact her killer was a woman. This fact flies in the face of FBI statistics which indicate most sexual predators and child killers are men. However, data from law enforcement is telling us more and more women are participating in such terrible crimes. Robert Himmelblau, the Deputy District Attorney from San Joaquin County, stated a homicide charge against Huckaby could also include the special circumstances of rape with a foreign object, lewd and lascivious conduct with a child and murder in the course of a kidnapping.
It is time to identify the reasons why mankind's most precious commodity has become the prey of deviant individuals. The facts behind what seems to be an epidemic of missing, sexually abused and murdered children may be politically incorrect. Yet the facts speak for themselves and ...
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Gasp! I can’t believe you used the F-word.
Four letters... one vowel...
HOW COULD YOU!? [/sarc]
You seem to have skipped a critically important stage in your argument.
Before asserting that the massive increase in these crimes is the result of liberalism, a claim I'm perfectly willing to believe, one must first prove there has indeed been a massive increase.
I have seen no statistics showing this, although I am willing to be convinced. For at least two reasons it is entirely possible the "increase" is an illusion.
1. The US population has increased dramatically in recent decades, close to doubling since 1960. If the rate of such crimes stayed the same, we would still expect close to twice as many in actual numbers.
2. The 24 hour news cycle and the competition between the cable news channels means every such crime is now reported to death over the entire country. 50 years ago many such crimes probably got little publicity outside the immediate area. This means everybody hears about a great many more such crimes without there necessarily being a great many more.
I'd love to see some actual data showing child abduction/rape/murder rates over time.
Don't misunderstand me, I am sick over the death of this poor innocent little girl.
But I have to wonder when all the facts come out, if the woman who abused and killed Sandra didn't suffer horrific abuse as a child herself? It's no excuse, but it might offer an insight into what led up to this.
Whatever happened to personal responsibility being a conservative trait? The poor child was not killed by abortion, pornography, the internet, or the liberal agenda. The only fact we know at this point is that the alleged perpetrator of this horrible crime is a Sunday school teacher. You could just as well—and just as ridiculously—blame Sunday school for the child’s death.
This - http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/Search/Crime/Crime.cfm - site will allow you to get data on various crimes - across various states for various time ranges.
Violent sexual crime has been on a downward trend for 10+ years.
Doing this kind of thing to a child is the act of a psychopath. Psycopaths don’t need pornography, liberalism or abortion as motivators. Virtually all killers of this type are serial killers (this woman could be an exception). Almost all serial killers have certain traits in common. They were loners, they abused animals, they fantasized about killings and torture. It is absurd to argue that you can find some societal flaw like pornography or abortion that motivates anyone to commit the despicable acts these monsters carry out.
Thanks for the link. I’ve known how to get information on general crimes from the FBI for some time.
My point was with regard to the specific crime the article was written about, the abduction, molestation and murder of pre-pubescent children. This is the one that (quite reasonably) terrifies parents the most.
There is a common perception, as shown in the article, that such crimes are becoming much more common. I agree this is possible, I’ve just never seen any data that proves it.
Such things have always happened. You can make quite a decent case that it was often worse in the past, as powerful men (and women) could often torture and kill children without much difficulty.
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