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Evilí: Attendees at prominent pro-pedophilia conference horrified by sessions
LifeSiteNews ^ | 08/23/20011 | Jeremy Kryn

Posted on 08/24/2011 6:23:35 AM PDT by jimluke01

BALTIMORE, MD, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family advocates who attended a controversial pro-pedophilia conference in Baltimore last week say they were profoundly shaken by what they saw and heard.

“As a former law enforcement officer I’ve dealt with situations involving suicide, homicide and other violence. That said, I’ve never felt the level of spiritual oppression and evil that I felt in that room,” Liberty Counsel Action Vice President Matt Barber told LifeSiteNews.

“These mental health ‘professionals,’ and self-described pedophile and ‘gay’ activists were inexplicably able to cavalierly discuss, in an almost dismissive way, the idea of child rape,” Barber said. “They used flowery, euphemistic psychobabble to give quasi-scientific cover to a discussion about the worst kind of perversion.”

The organization B4U-ACT sponsored the event in Baltimore last week, which was attended by pro-pedophile activists and mental health professionals. The conference examined the ways in which “minor-attracted persons” could be involved in a revision of the American Psychological Association (APA) classification of pedophilia.

Conference panelists included Fred Berlin of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Renee Sorentino of Harvard Medical School, John Sadler of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and John Breslow of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Speakers addressed the around 50 individuals in attendance on themes ranging from the notion that pedophiles are “unfairly stigmatized and demonized” by society to the idea that “children are not inherently unable to consent” to sex with an adult. Also discussed were arguments that an adult’s desire to have sex with children is “normative” and that the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) ignores the fact that pedophiles “have feelings of love and romance for children” in the same way adult heterosexuals and homosexuals have romantic feelings for one another.

In an interview with LifeSiteNews (LSN), Liberty University Visiting Professor of Law Judith Reisman, who attended the conference, said that “post the ‘landmark’ Lawrence v. Texas decision in 2003, paraphrasing Justice Antonin Scalia, everything goes.”

“I go into detail on this in my last book, ‘Sexual Sabotage,’” she said. “Following Alfred Kinsey ‘sexologists’ began to occupy our schools, so that educated professionals have largely been trained to be a form of sexual anarchists.”

“Although the stupidity of advocating harmless amoral sexuality overwhelms us daily, our arrogant ‘educated’ populations say morality has no place in our sexual lives,” Reisman said. “Just as AIDS is a natural outgrowth of amoral sexual education and media, so too is child sexual abuse. We are breeding a new human character and child sexual abuse is increasingly part of that character.”

“I, for one, have had enough,” Barber told LifeSiteNews. “These sexual anarchists, whatever their perverse stripe, need to leave our children alone and let kids be kids.”

“They know that to own the future, they must own the minds of our children,” he said. “Hence, groups like B4U-ACT, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, Planned Parenthood and the like, utilize academia, from pre-school to post-graduate, in order to brainwash and indoctrinate.”

As previously reported by LSN, B4U-ACT classifies pedophilia as simply another sexual orientation and decries the “stigma” attached to pedophilia. 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.”

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.


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1 posted on 08/24/2011 6:23:36 AM PDT by jimluke01
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It would be interesting to find out where this conference was held - an hotel, maybe? I’d sure like to send them a message. The article doesn’t mention it but it does say that only 50 people attended.

This is a perfect time for gay people to stand up against this. I know plenty of gay people who despise pedophilia. I’d like to hear them decry this.


2 posted on 08/24/2011 6:29:10 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Run, Sarah, Run! Please!)
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To: jimluke01

Just makin the ABnormal normal.


3 posted on 08/24/2011 6:29:50 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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“These mental health ‘professionals,’ and self-described pedophile and ‘gay’ activists were inexplicably able to cavalierly discuss, in an almost dismissive way, the idea of child rape,” Barber said. “They used flowery, euphemistic psychobabble to give quasi-scientific cover to a discussion about the worst kind of perversion.”

I’m sure they did the same thing back when they decided to re-classify homosexuality as normal.


4 posted on 08/24/2011 6:30:22 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Had enough?)
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To: jimluke01

Unfortunately this comes as no surprise. It is merely the next step in the deconstruction of civilization on the path to man’s destruction. Sin will continue to march on as weak minded/spirited persons give to the subtle suggestion that Satan does not exist.

To be sure, pedophelia will become the next token cause (or possibly plural marriage/polygamy) headed up by some group of celebrities, followed by calls for legal sanctions against those who are against it. Then it will become mainstream in the film/T.V. industry and accepted as just another lifestyle.


5 posted on 08/24/2011 6:32:51 AM PDT by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: jimluke01

Who is paying for this abomination?

Conferences don’t just happen.


6 posted on 08/24/2011 6:34:05 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Democrats win because Republicans are afraid of being called racists.)
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

The descent into hell continues *ping*


7 posted on 08/24/2011 6:36:10 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Palin/Perry 2012)
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To: television is just wrong
"Just makin the ABnormal normal."

Do you mean like "Abby Normal"?


8 posted on 08/24/2011 6:37:44 AM PDT by BlueLancer (Secede? Y'all should hope that we don't invade!)
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To: jimluke01

Well, panel members are from some “hefty” colleges/universities. One way or another the government is putting $ into this...


9 posted on 08/24/2011 6:39:27 AM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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To: jimluke01

Having been abused as a child, this makes me so angry! And, to think they could so cavalierly say that a child could give consent!


10 posted on 08/24/2011 6:40:27 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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“minor-attracted persons”

NEWSPEAK

The Left will love it! They love all things Orwellian! ESPECIALLY totalitarianism.

11 posted on 08/24/2011 6:42:44 AM PDT by Savage Beast (IF THE ECONOMY FAILS--EVERYTHING FAILS!!!!!)
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To: BlueLancer

YES!


12 posted on 08/24/2011 6:42:44 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: jimluke01

That a “conference” like this could be held without the doors being nailed shut and the hall burned to the ground bespeaks a rot in our society that goes soul deep.

It also confirms the incremental approach of the homosexual community, a strategy that is vehemently denied by the normalizers of homosexual behavior (including homo “marriage”).


13 posted on 08/24/2011 6:45:21 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: jimluke01

...and they wondering why they’re getting hit with earthquakes and hurricanes in that part of the country.


14 posted on 08/24/2011 6:46:51 AM PDT by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: jimluke01

There is no justification for this except that some overwrought academics have sanctioned among themselves in their twisted dysfunctional minds.


15 posted on 08/24/2011 6:50:24 AM PDT by AdaGray
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...and they wondering why they’re getting hit with earthquakes and hurricanes in that part of the country.

I hear the "cleansing flood" will be on Sunday.
16 posted on 08/24/2011 6:50:25 AM PDT by BikerJoe
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To: jimluke01
These doods have only one faint hope: if the general public buys into the idea that the crackdown on pedophilia went too far. Only a guilt-hangover (so to speak) has the persuasive power to normalize the deeply abnormal.
17 posted on 08/24/2011 6:51:00 AM PDT by danielmryan
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To: jimluke01

Really this shouldn’t be that shocking. As a society we condone killing our unborn for the most trivial of reasons and see nothing wrong with allowing homos to adopt children. This seems like the next logic perversion. Let’s be clear the gay agenda is about lust, sex and domination. That plays in well w/ the goals the conference is promoting. In the end if they have their way any children caught in their nasty business will become sex slaves w/ no one to help.


18 posted on 08/24/2011 6:52:00 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: jimluke01
Daniel Moynihan wrote a book in 1993 titled Defining Deviancy Down in which he said "we have been redefining deviancy so as to exempt much conduct previously stigmatized, and also quietly raising the 'normal' level in categories where behavior is now abnormal by any earlier standard." NAMBLA apparently listened and is acting.
19 posted on 08/24/2011 6:59:48 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: jimluke01
the idea that “children are not inherently unable to consent” to sex with an adult.

Double negatives are not the same as a positive.

This is like saying that a woman you've drugged, then raped, "didn't actually say no."

20 posted on 08/24/2011 7:01:21 AM PDT by denydenydeny (The moment you step into a world of facts, you step into a world of limits. --Chesterton)
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