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To: Rudder

How about the article’s statement that Obama is promoting pedophilia?

Really, its time to stop posting WND articles, they are just so ridiculous.


7 posted on 04/16/2008 5:09:04 PM PDT by babble-on
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To: babble-on
You wrote: How about the article’s statement that Obama is promoting pedophilia?

Really, its time to stop posting WND articles, they are just so ridiculous.

Agreed. I'm not an Obama supporter, obviously, but this is so low and disgusting.

Barak Obama said:

Look, I got two daughters – 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first about values and morals, but if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby. I don't want them punished with an STD at age 16, so it doesn't make sense to not give them information.

If that means that his 9 and 6 year olds know what sex, contraception, disease and abortion mean, then I'm guilty of the same. Many parents are.

My once-9 year olds certainly knew what abortion was at that age, and knew about sex, and contraception were long before that. They knew our views on them, too.

Catholic believe that children are a blessing from God within marriage. That isn't something you wait to share until they are teenagers. It's something you live and model.

Education and instilling morals is not a one-shot thing, it is a continual process of giving information, answering questions, and giving your views. I have given frank, factual information to my kids for years and I am not a grandmother yet. Information is not the enemy.

FTA: I have never known or heard of a father, diligent or absentee, liberal or conservative, who pondered aloud that his 9-year-old daughter in three short years might have unprotected consensual sex, so we must make contraceptives and abortion available to her.

Aloud? Maybe, maybe not. Most fathers aren't running for office, making their positions known, though.

But why the focus on "father"? Are father supposed to be absent from this sort of thing? Are they supposed to walk away or not care? And you'll have to show me a parent who, upon hearing of a pregnant teenager somewhere, didn't say "There but for grace". It occasionally happens in even the very best families.

Actually, I have friends who had this problem with their then 13 year old, about 7 years ago, so I have heard it aloud. I've heard the anguish in their voice when their daughter ran away with an older boy she met on the internet and had "relations" before they could find her.

Such a father would be creepy, close to a pedophilia promoter.

That's lower than anything I've seen lately and is a disgusting comment by an obviously sick, tortured mind. The person who wrote that seems to have issues.

I'm not an Obama supporter, as I said before, but no parent wants their child to suffer early sexual experiences or pregnancy or disease.

Again, is there some reason fathers are not supposed to care? Is there something that makes them automatically suspect of being a pedophile when they do?

29 posted on 04/16/2008 8:40:37 PM PDT by mountainbunny
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To: babble-on
It seems Obama IS promoting pedophilia.

What I was saying was that my daughters are 9 and 6. And so if, at the age of 12 or 13, they made what I would consider to be a mistake, in having sex or unprotected sex, and ended up getting pregnant...

To say, "...what I would consider to be a mistake..." implies two things:

Others could validly consider it NOT to be a mistake.

It would be an error, but not an evil, in his opinion if his 12 year old daughter had sex with some guy.

How does this NOT give tacit consent men having sex with 12 year olds? His refusal to judge condones the behavior - statutory rape in most states.

48 posted on 04/17/2008 5:51:16 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Let's win Congress - the Presidency is lost!)
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