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Report: APA wants to destigmatize pedophilia
One News Now ^ | August 19, 2011 | Charlie Butts

Posted on 08/22/2011 6:23:49 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Several well-known researchers recently made unexpected arguments on pedophilia at an academic conference in Baltimore.

Liberty Counsel Action's Matt Barber attended the conference and says he felt he was on a different planet, as the presenting professionals aimed to remove pedophilia from the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). That would mean that pedophilia would no longer be considered a mental disorder.

"The entire focus of the event was on the victimhood of the pedophile," Barber accounts. There was "very little concern for the children who are the victims of these individuals when they are raped, who these individuals lust after," he adds.

And he says the experts' discussions were focused on "destigmatizing pedophilia ... removing the stigma, and [getting] the public to stop demonizing pedophiles."

But the attorney reports that the APA is already moving toward declassifying pedophilia as a mental disorder "by saying that a pedophile is only a pedophile in their latest DSM ... if they are distressed by their attractions or behaviors."

So Barber decides that would bring the APA one step closer to de-classifying pedophilia as a mental disorder, as they did homosexuality in the 1970s.

(Excerpt) Read more at onenewsnow.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
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The next time they have one of these pro-pedophilia conferences, take off and nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.
1 posted on 08/22/2011 6:23:50 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Maybe being a member of the APA should be added to the DSM...or they could just merge with NAMBLA.


2 posted on 08/22/2011 6:28:49 PM PDT by hometoroost (Frodo lives!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I saw a show back in the early 90s where a pedophile was saying that they were standing back waiting for the homos to finish with their agenda of achieving public acceptance. He said that once the homos were accepted by the public, it wouldn’t take much to convince the public that pedophiles were just a bunch of harmless good old boys also. I laughed at the time. Man was I dumb back in those days.


3 posted on 08/22/2011 6:29:06 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“destigmatizing pedophilia ... removing the stigma, and [getting] the public to stop demonizing pedophiles.”

I don’t demonize them. I just want them dead.


4 posted on 08/22/2011 6:30:04 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

...and keep in mind, once the succeed in ‘normalizing’ this behavior, then shrinks risk losing their license if they try to treat these people.

...we saw it coming, but no one listened.


5 posted on 08/22/2011 6:33:14 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Dear Tolerance Sucks Rocks;

Yes, it does . . and the really difficult part comes next, during the elimination process.

Pedophilia isn’t a mental illness. It’s an EVIL. - Sometimes I have to pretty much admire people who just take the non-existing law in their own hands. The Communist/Marxist/Fascist/Liberals have just about ruined this country.


6 posted on 08/22/2011 6:33:53 PM PDT by Twinkie (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA !!!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

No matter how they classify it mentally, pedophilia will always be a mala in se crime.

You don’t have to convince a jury that pedophilia is acceptable, you have to convince them that hanging BEFORE a pronouncement of guilt is bad form.


7 posted on 08/22/2011 6:38:56 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Obama read Mao, Sarah read Sun Tzu)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That's okay. Smith and Wesson will address the problem far more effectively than the disturbed members of the APA ever could.

8 posted on 08/22/2011 6:39:36 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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9 posted on 08/22/2011 6:40:23 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (It's the Tea Party's fault!)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Yep, go straight to the right solution, without all that mushy, middle-ground stuff.


10 posted on 08/22/2011 6:41:56 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (It's the Tea Party's fault!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Liberty Counsel Action's Matt Barber attended the conference and says he felt he was on a different planet, as the presenting professionals aimed to remove pedophilia from the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). That would mean that pedophilia would no longer be considered a mental disorder.

They did the same thing for homosexuals, and look what happened after that. Little kids in government schools are being encouraged to try it. That means the left is no longer happy just talking about it with the kids. They want the children for more than just talk.

11 posted on 08/22/2011 6:42:34 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: hometoroost
Maybe being a member of the APA should be added to the DSM...

My thoughts exactly.

It was these insane scumbags who took homosexuality out of the DSM and started pressing our society to accept them as normal. I knew then it would not be too long before they tried to "normalize" the kiddie diddlers.

12 posted on 08/22/2011 6:44:29 PM PDT by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

And you’re also forgetting the Mozlem element...that loves little girls and who’s currently taking a lot of flack for it.

I suspect the order to remove pedofelia from the mental disorder list came from a desk in the White House, like Valerie Jarrett’s....


13 posted on 08/22/2011 6:46:13 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
"destigmatizing pedophilia ... removing the stigma, and [getting] the public to stop demonizing pedophiles."

In other words, all they're asking for is "tolerance."
Next comes a hate speech bill. If your kid gets raped, you'll be demonized as a pedophileaphobe for getting upset about it.

14 posted on 08/22/2011 6:47:55 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Molon Labbie
No matter how they classify it mentally, pedophilia will always be a mala in se crime.

Don’t be too sure about that.

NAMBLA for years has been trying to push for “Consent” exemption in the law.

After declassifying pedophilia as a mental disorder they will begin the whole normalizing pedophilia as an alternative life style. Next will be pushing to have the age of consent for lowered.

One of the reasons to push religion in to the background of people’s minds and to make Christianity socially unacceptable is to make the concept of sin (especially sexual sin) seem small minded.

If sin is passé then it is only a small step to make it legal.

15 posted on 08/22/2011 6:48:37 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The pedophiles will win. The victory is additional evidence that gradualism wins against a mere demographic. The homosexual members of the coalition conquering America want their reward-the harvest of children.
16 posted on 08/22/2011 6:50:50 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
It makes perfect sense, if homosexuality is not an mental illness then pedophilia is not mental illness either.
I am starting to think that these mental witch doctors may have painted themselves into a corner.
17 posted on 08/22/2011 6:50:54 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They're socialists don't call them liberals)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
They need to advertise. Many of the nine year olds they are trying to rape would shoot them in Baltimore. The city that bleeds.
18 posted on 08/22/2011 6:51:16 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Psycho_Bunny
The only reason we don't execute them is they have this mental aberration thing going.

Without that there'd be no problem at all inflicting plain old criminal punishments on them.

19 posted on 08/22/2011 6:55:09 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: oldbrowser

wow


20 posted on 08/22/2011 6:55:57 PM PDT by stockpirate (Is Perry an establishment Republican, New World Order Socialist, NWOS...let's verify)
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To: Pontiac

AB499 in CA could be a first step. It lets 12 yos consent to STD prevention medical care like the gardasil vaccine without parental involvement or notice.


21 posted on 08/22/2011 7:20:03 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Bill O'Reilly is a xanthoma.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That’s how homosexuality began it’s journey into our homes, schools, society and government. Next thing you, Ann Landers will retract, also.


22 posted on 08/22/2011 7:24:49 PM PDT by papasmurf (War is hell, but not the worst hell. Having a PRES__ENT comes close!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is the final, long overdue stake-through-the-heart of the APA.


23 posted on 08/22/2011 7:26:54 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is the exact same technique they used to mainstream homosexualism.
It took 40 years or so but look at their success.

Get ready for similar campaign that ends up with pedophiles becoming another protected class.


24 posted on 08/22/2011 7:40:47 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Complete BS. Matt Barber is a loon, and there’s a reason he doesn’t identify the conference in question. It was NOT the APA. This story is written very carefully to be deceptive, and try to convince people that this was the APA. A more accurate account shows that it was a group completely unaffiliated with the APA:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2767355/posts


25 posted on 08/22/2011 7:44:55 PM PDT by Kahonek
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
This is one of those "tipping points" you've been hearing so much about lately; one of Ronald Reagan's "bright shinning light differences" defining legitimate and bona fide authority and tyranny, reign without the mandate of heaven.

Such a move, after it is brought over the line into rationalized rule of law, and the Christian citizen is obliged to oppose it, it becomes an unmistakable moment when opposition is obedience to God.

It can't be dismissed with a shrug, in my opinion. Such policy must be opposed, and by any and all means.

Yes, we've reached this kind of intolerable situation in other related areas touching upon life and being but there has usually been some ambiguity, usually a conflict between the rights of one group with less political clout over the "rights" of another class.

When the state allows the adoption of children by homosexuals then the compelling state interest served by restricting marriages to one man and one woman - at one time - goes out the window. For the only reason the State has any such compelling interest in becoming a Third Party to the unique marriage covenant, even defining legitimacy is the protection of the welfare of children.

Once that is tossed away, and within the general social norms tolerated (even embraced) by a majority of our fellow Americans, what might be defined as a compelling interest not to devolve such covenants to the People becomes arbitrary, perhaps destructive of the ends for which it is allowed to exist.

If the State has given up the protection of the welfare of children completely, the protection of innocence and the prevention of those premature sexual awakenings with a proven affect upon future citizens then what need have we for such a State?

It becomes our duty to alter or abolish it because it has become demonstrably destructive of those ends for which it is established. It has become tyranny.

Be warned, policy makers. This madness embraced by this group of "recognized scientists," should it become policy, would remove the legitimacy of the State.

26 posted on 08/22/2011 9:18:48 PM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: newzjunkey
AB499 in CA could be a first step. It lets 12 yos consent to STD prevention medical care like the gardasil vaccine without parental involvement or notice.

Now this is interesting on a number of levels.

Where does a 12 year old get the money for STD prevention medical care or for that matter even a doctor’s visit?

Well the obvious answer is his/her adult lover is footing the bill and supplying transportation.

So legally any doctor supplying this care is required to report this abuse to the police or child welfare authorities.

So one of two things would happen in such a case; the doctor obeys the law and reports the child abuser and he goes to jail and the parents find out or the doctors do not report the abuser and the child gets the treatment and the abuse continues. For the law to make sense it would have to circumvent the requirement for doctors to report child abuse.

The other law that must be rendered mute as you alluded to is the age of consent. How law makers can conceive of changing this law simply boggles the mind. How can a child of 12 be considered to capable of informed consent to an adult sexual relationship is beyond my imagination.

27 posted on 08/23/2011 6:33:39 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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A few articles were pinged out about this push to normalized the rape of children, but just in case anyone missed it, here's another article that got missed. The evil freakshow will continue - WILL - unless and until WE do something about it. It's up to US - the regular people - to put a stop to it. Ideas? Elected SOCIAL CONSERVATIVES. Ones with GUTS and principles. Speak up anywhere and everywhere. Get together with like minded people and protest - for instance, at schools who want "gay history" or fag clubs. Etc. I have more ideas.

28 posted on 10/17/2011 11:48:34 AM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I never in my life thought we would be in a situation like the Soviet Union. Yet here we are.

The next step will be to define all religious and conservative people as mentally ill. Which will happen soon.


29 posted on 10/17/2011 11:59:51 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Oh look this is how they went about getting the queer agenda started.

Anyone who calls themselves a republican and who states they have no problem with the homosexuals agenda, marrying, adopting, serving openly in the military, etc needs to call themselves what they are.

LIBERALS and then they need to have a word with themselves because of them shutting up and coming out with the most stupid comments like” well I have a friend who is a homosexual and he is nice he just wants to be left alone and marry’

Those kind of ignorant comments have helped us to get to where we are today.
Those who always shut up when they are about conversation about homosexuals are just as bad and cowardly.

If people had spoken up years ago and demanded that this agenda was to ruin the family and then the country we woud not be where we are now.


30 posted on 10/17/2011 12:37:18 PM PDT by manc (Beware pro OWS trolls who promote the protests on here,then send freep mail. Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: BobL

just wrote similar comments but in a stronger way.

Some of us spoke up years ago, some still speak up even when it is not PC today to do so but we stood by our views and convictions.

It is the cowards and those who come out with”I have a homosexual friend and they are nice etc’ are the people who the homosexuals and cross dresser relied on.

For any trolls trolling right now and I guarantee there is then speak up or be a coward for the rest of your life and do not complain when your 12 year old grandchild or child has sex with a 35 year man etc.


31 posted on 10/17/2011 12:40:57 PM PDT by manc (Beware pro OWS trolls who promote the protests on here,then send freep mail. Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: little jeremiah
Report: APA HOLLYWOOD wants to destigmatize pedophilia

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32 posted on 10/17/2011 12:47:39 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: manc

Thanks. The thread’s a bit old, so there probably won’t be a lot of people seeing it.


33 posted on 10/17/2011 5:38:21 PM PDT by BobL (A vote for Perry is a vote for Romney)
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To: OldMissileer
It was these insane scumbags who took homosexuality out of the DSM and started pressing our society to accept them as normal.

In recent years, one of the primary advocates for removing homosexuality from the DSM recanted and admitted he was wrong.

34 posted on 10/17/2011 6:34:24 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOs!!!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Shoot shovel shut up


37 posted on 10/18/2011 10:24:11 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Perry and Cain I can support, but no Romney)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Those pictures just give me the creeps.
38 posted on 10/18/2011 11:16:33 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Perry and Cain I can support, but no Romney)
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