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Posted on 08/16/2011 2:52:06 PM PDT by NYer
BALTIMORE, MD, August 16, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) Researchers from several prominent U.S. universities will participate tomorrow in a Baltimore conference reportedly aiming to normalize pedophilia. According to the sponsoring organizations website, the event will examine ways in which minor-attracted persons can be involved in a revision of the American Psychological Association (APA) classification of pedophilia.
B4U-ACT, a group of pro-pedophile activists and mental health professionals, is behind the August 17 conference, which will include panelists from Harvard University, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Louisville, and the University of Illinois.
B4U-ACT science director Howard Kline has criticized the definition of pedophilia by the American Psychological Association, describing its treatment of minor-attracted persons as inaccurate and misleading.
It is based on data from prison studies, which completely ignore the existence of those who are law-abiding, Kline said in a July 25 press release. The proposed new diagnostic criteria specify ages and frequencies with no scientific basis whatsoever.
The Diagnostic and Statistical of Mental Disorders (DSM) should meet a higher standard than that, he added. We can help them, because we are the people they are writing about.
On their website B4U-ACT classifies pedophilia as simply another sexual orientation and decries the stigma attached to pedophilia, observing: No one chooses to be emotionally and sexually attracted to children or adolescents. The cause is unknown; in fact, the development of attraction to adults is not understood. The group says that it does not advocate treatment to change feelings of attraction to children or adolescents.
In their press release B4U-ACT announced a letter the group has sent to the APA criticizing its classification of the mental illness.
In an interview with LifeSiteNews (LSN), Liberty University Visiting Professor of Law Judith Reisman, an expert on sexual ethics and pornography, criticized the Baltimore conference, saying, This has been on the agenda for decades.
I first met up with what I had come to call The Academic Pedophile Lobby in 1977 at The British Psychological Society Conference on Love and
Attraction, Swansea, Wales, she said. I delivered a research paper on child pornography in Playboy 1954-1977.
Other conference academicians, some hired by pornographers, presented scientific papers advocating the legalization of child pornography, prostitution and an end to age of consent, she said. They promoted their scientific claims for early childhood sexuality to lawmakers and fellow academicians via both legitimate and pornographic media.
The DSM is typical of this degeneracy since they already had lightened the diagnosis of pedophilia as to make it almost meaningless, requiring that the pedophile be bothered by his and her abuse of children and so on, Reisman said. We now have women and children sexually violating children as well as men. This will continue to spiral down into, well, we’d have to say the abyss of hell, unless we retrieve our laws, our mass media and our schools.
As previously reported by LSN, similar lobbying, then by homosexual activists, led to the declassification of homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1973 in the DSM. As a result of the DSM declassification, debate regarding homosexuality and the many documented harms associated with the homosexual lifestyle has been all but shut down in academic psychological circles.
Normalize pedophiles? Only thing that comes to mind is sending them back to their maker! There are probably better ideas though....
They have been trying this for a long time. If you really want to upchuck, read about Kinsey’s “research.”
They called themselves “progressives” back in his time, and I notice that they have taken up this name again. This is their idea of progress, and like all good “progressives,” they plan to enforce it. The Brave New World is not far away.
Error in this article: It is the American PSYCHIATRIC Association that is under attack by the pedophiles, not the American Psychological Association.
Are they all NAMBLA members????
Well, then I guess the DSM will have to adjust the behavior of parents that punish such perverts that injure their innocent babies as “normal” as well. After all, just becasue the law won’t protect our children, that does not mean someone who does so of their own volition and motivation should be considered outside the “norm”.
I think the resposnibility for such prevention of crime has ALWAYS truly fallen on the individual and collective private public, and now, as government descends into the abyss of humanism and amoral lawlessness, the more so.
Just sayin’, equal protection under the law and all being a key constitutional right-lack of due process on the one hand does not limit the application of due process on the other!
Remember, in the USA, all powers are inherent in the people, and only such powers as granted to the government exist.
Sure, next it will be child killers, bank robbers, drink driving, heck, why not make everything legal - then there would be no crime.
Not a dime’s worth of difference between those two groups, really.
These same learned pedophile advocates likely unanimously support the notion of man-made global climate change too.
WHAT THE FFFFFUUUUUUUUUUU*********%%%%%%%%%????? These people need to be hunted down.
Your first thought was right. They can’t be cured!
Freepers on this very site in all the naughty school teacher threads seek exactly the same thing.
Mredd, you are talking out of your southern end...foolish nonsense.
Psychiatrists/psychologists, whatever; its all fraud.
Sad to say, I’m not surprised.
I’m calling you on this one, you’re lying, and you know you’re lying. The “not guilty” threads are all in good humor. I’d wager that not a single FReeper is seeking to legalize pedophilia.
The psych field is heavily, heavily dominated by women and to see them even pondering this shows me the truth of what another FReepers grandmother said to him. Men can be bad but when women go bad they are evil.
The women are supposed to protect children and now look at how they plan to feed them to the wolves. Sad.
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