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  • Second boy claims sex assault [by homosexual Big Brother volunteer]

    07/13/2012 8:10:14 AM PDT · by kevcol · 22 replies
    The Janesville Gazette ^ | July 12, 2012 | Margaret Plevak
    ELKHORN — A second boy is accusing a former Big Brother Big Sister volunteer of repeated sexual assault, according to an amended criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Rodney J. Meiller, 51, town of Lafayette, was charged Wednesday in Walworth County Court with a third count of repeated sexual assault of a child based on allegations of a 14-year-old boy. The allegations follow Meiller being charged June 29 with two counts of repeated sexual assault of an 11-year-old boy. Meiller appeared in court by video Wednesday from the Walworth County Jail, where he is being held on a $10,000 cash bond. The...
  • ON-DUTY ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY FOUND DEAD

    04/03/2008 12:01:16 PM PDT · by edcoil · 32 replies · 543+ views
    4-3-08 | edcoil
    April 3, 2008 ON-DUTY ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY FOUND DEAD AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH MOLESTING 12-YEAR-OLD BOY HE MET THROUGH BIG BROTHERS OF ORANGE COUNTY FROM 1995 TO 1997 SANTA ANA - An on-duty deputy of the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) was found dead yesterday after charges were filed against him for molesting a 12-year-old boy for two years more than a decade ago after meeting the victim and his older brother through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County. Gerald Stenger, 41, Aliso Viejo, was charged yesterday morning with one felony count of lewd acts on a child...
  • Maryland Delegate Resigns After House Raided[Child Porn]

    02/16/2008 1:22:14 PM PST · by BGHater · 27 replies · 250+ views
    AP ^ | 15 Feb 2008 | David Dishneau
    Delegate Robert A. McKee, chairman of the General Assembly's western Maryland delegation, resigned Friday, saying in a statement that he has "entered treatment" after investigators searched his home during a child pornography investigation. The FBI's cyber crimes unit is helping Washington County authorities in analyzing materials seized from McKee's home near Hagerstown, an FBI spokesman said Friday. The cyber crimes unit investigates computer crimes including malicious hacking, child pornography and Internet fraud. "For me, this is deeply embarrassing," McKee said in a statement faxed to news organizations. "It reflects poorly on my service to the community as a state delegate...
  • Big Brothers, Sisters visit Eielson fighter squadron Tissues may be needed)

    10/06/2006 6:16:11 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 439+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Senior Airman Justin Weaver
    10/6/2006 - EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AFPN) -- Eighteen children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Fairbanks, Alaska, met Airmen from the 355th Fighter Squadron and received an up close and personal look at an A-10 Thunderbolt II when they visited here Sept. 30. "The 355th FS not only wanted to help (Big Brothers Big Sisters) in that regard, but they also wanted to honor the 'Bigs' for their dedication and time they give to these children, the community, and quite honestly, the nation," said Lt. Col. Quentin Rideout, 355th FS commander. Once at the squadron, the Big...
  • Boy describes sexual assault by mentor (Big Brother-Big sister pedophile)

    04/29/2005 8:26:22 AM PDT · by Nevadan · 82 replies · 4,746+ views
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | 4-29-05 | Glen Puit
    Comments detailed in grand jury transcripts in former Las Vegas medical resident's case Newly released court documents detail the case against a Las Vegas pediatric resident accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy he met through Big Brothers Big Sisters. David Glenn Evans, 32, was indicted by a grand jury earlier this month on 50 felonies. During the grand jury proceedings that led to the indictment, the victim testified that a counselor referred him to Big Brothers Big Sisters because he was having trouble with his parents' divorce. "I was seeing a counselor and they said it would be a...
  • Big Brothers-Big Sisters chapter director pleads guilty to sex crime

    12/17/2004 8:31:51 AM PST · by DBeers · 55 replies · 1,860+ views
    KWWL ^ | December 14, 2004 | Associated Press
    Big Brothers-Big Sisters chapter director pleads guilty to sex crime NEWARK, Ohio An Ohio man who headed up a chapter of Big Brothers-Big Sisters has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing one of the children he worked with. James Russell has pleaded guilty to 25 sex-abuse charges involving a boy he'd mentored. Russell is now the second person in two years who worked for the central Ohio organization to be convicted of a sex crime. His victim is now 19 years old and tells police that his mentor abused him for seven years.
  • BBBSA's Inclusion of Homosexuals Causes Insurance Woes

    06/10/2004 4:35:05 PM PDT · by Dutchgirl · 13 replies · 586+ views
    Agape Press ^ | June 10, 2004 | afa journal
    AgapePress) - One of the nation's largest mentoring organizations is discovering that some of its chapters are having trouble getting liability insurance because they allow homosexuals to be mentors for kids. According to Family News in Focus, several chapters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) may be forced to shut down because insurance companies are charging higher premiums or even refusing to write policies because of the "gay" mentors. In 2002, BBBSA began requiring its chapters to allow open homosexuals to serve as mentors for children participating in its programs. That policy -- especially in light of the...
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters New "Pass It On" Program Receives $250,000 Grant (target shooting)

    02/21/2004 9:41:14 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 3 replies · 101+ views
    Big Brothers Big Sisters New "Pass It On" Program Receives $250,000 Grant from the National Shooting Sports Foundation 2/21/04 3:36:00 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Jodi Valenta of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 201-426-1320 or jvalenta@nssf.org Cara Kliewer of Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters, 316-290-8878 or CKliewer@ksbbbs.org NEWTOWN, Conn., Feb. 21 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters $250,000 to expand their Pass It On program. The program, which teaches youth traditional outdoor sports, such as target shooting, hunting, archery and fishing, pairs youth with adults who also enjoy these activities....
  • The American Child After Same-Sex Marriage

    02/19/2004 3:04:25 AM PST · by kattracks · 85 replies · 6,148+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 2/18/04 | Linda Harvey
    Lesbian bride dolls. Fourth grade "gay" clubs. A king and king at the high school prom. Dating tips for same-sex teens. Bathroom ogling -- and sometimes quick encounters -- in the middle school boys' restroom. These are just the first snapshots of the bizarre new world in store for American children if homosexual marriage is legalized. Most of the major players who mold our youth have already endorsed homosexuality and even cross-dressing. The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers' union, favors support for "gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender" students and teachers, which translates into uncritical acceptance throughout the curriculum...
  • Tidings of comfort & joy: 10 large charities that shine.

    12/03/2003 7:02:28 AM PST · by yankeedame · 30 replies · 222+ views
    Forbes.Com ^ | 12.08.03 issue | William P. Barrett
    Investment Guide Genuinely Needy William P. Barrett, 12.08.03 Our annual survey of 200 large charities picks 10 that shine. We have once again surveyed 200 nonprofits and rated them on how efficiently they collect and distribute charity. A new feature this year: a gold-star list, identifying charities we think are worthy of your consideration. In alphabetical order: American Kidney Fund: This charity defrays the unreimbursed portions of kidney dialysis treatment, such as medicine and transportation. Last year 42,000 low-income patients received an average $1,000 in grants, for a total of $41 million. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America: This century-old...
  • Christian man snubbed by pro-homosexual Big Brothers!

    11/25/2003 7:28:12 AM PST · by AgThorn · 16 replies · 431+ views
    www.ConservativePetitions.com ^ | Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:12:04 -0500 | "Gregory Quinlan" <petitions@conservativepetitions.com>
    You signed the petition Tell Big Brothers, Sisters no on homosexuals. You were joined by 22285 other people who also signed this petition. The fight to shape up Big Brothers Big Sisters of America may soon need to change. In addition to keeping homosexuals and pedophiles out as mentors of young boys, a wider objective should be keeping Christians in that organization. Here's why: A man in Whatcom County, WA, reportedly was turned down as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program due to his Christian standards. That's right: Dan Pritchett, who works for a company that makes...
  • Ex-Scout Leader Charged With Molesting Boy Scouts

    10/09/2003 7:52:34 AM PDT · by 11th Earl of Mar · 12 replies · 220+ views
    <p>STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) -- A former Boy Scout leader and Big Brother has been charged with sexually molesting teenage boys.</p> <p>Kenneth Hope, 39, of Sterling Heights, was charged Wednesday with seven counts of sexually molesting a former Scout -- bringing to 12 the number of charges filed against him in Macomb County.</p>
  • Schools warned of Big Brothers 'gay' risk

    09/10/2003 11:39:41 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 23 replies · 399+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Thursday, September 11, 2003
    In the wake of the Catholic Church scandal, the Big Sisters Big Brothers program exposes public schools to increased liability risks by allowing homosexuals to volunteer, a public interest law firm is warning administrators and parents across the nation. In a letter distributed nationwide, the Arizona-based Alliance Defense Fund said the mentoring program's policy change – permitting volunteers who practice homosexual behavior – is a "recipe for disaster," especially without written parental consent. "As the recent scandals in the Catholic Church demonstrate," the letter to school officials states, "when an adult uses a position of authority and influence to take...
  • Schools, Parents Warned About Homosexual Mentors for Kids

    09/02/2003 6:06:14 AM PDT · by truthandlife · 7 replies · 231+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 8/29/03 | Jim Brown and Jody Brown
    - A Christian legal group is cautioning people about the potential fallout from a new anti-family policy being implemented by the largest mentoring organization in the United States.Last year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) ordered all 490 of its local affiliates to allow homosexuals to mentor children. At that time, many pro-family groups -- among them Focus on the Family, the American Family Association, Concerned Women for America, and Family Research Council -- reacted strongly to the move. Dr. Bill Maier, a psychologist with Focus on the Family, called it a "recipe for disaster" to match up children...
  • Schools/Parents Warned About Homosexual Mentors for Kids: Schools Open to Legal Liability

    08/29/2003 9:52:36 PM PDT · by xzins · 10 replies · 585+ views
    Agape Press ^ | Aug 29 | Jim Brown and Jody Brown
    Schools, Parents Warned About Homosexual Mentors for Kids With No Parent Involvement, Schools Open to 'Substantial Legal Liability,' Group Says By Jim Brown and Jody Brown August 29, 2003 (AgapePress) - A Christian legal group is cautioning people about the potential fallout from a new anti-family policy being implemented by the largest mentoring organization in the United States. Last year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) ordered all 490 of its local affiliates to allow homosexuals to mentor children. At that time, many pro-family groups -- among them Focus on the Family, the American Family Association, Concerned Women for...
  • Homosexual Mentoring in Schools

    08/27/2003 6:54:56 AM PDT · by A. Pole · 6 replies · 622+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | August 27, 2003 | Lawrence Morahan
    Family Group Cautions Schools on Homosexual Mentoring A pro-family group has sent letters to public school superintendents across the country warning of increased liability risks for public school officials if homosexuals mentor children through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) program. "As the recent scandals in the Catholic Church demonstrate, when an adult uses a position of authority and influence to take advantage of a young person, immeasurable harm can be inflicted both to individuals and to institutions," Benjamin Bull, chief counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund, said in a letter to state boards of education and...
  • Family Group Urges Donors Not to Support 'Big Brothers'

    02/24/2003 4:14:04 AM PST · by kattracks · 52 replies · 303+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 2/24/03 | Lawrence Morahan
    CNSNews.com) - A national family group is calling on corporations and individuals who donate to the United Way to exclude Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) from their charitable contributions. Focus on the Family, a national non-profit Christian ministry, said it is initiating the action in response to BBBSA's national directive requiring its 490 local chapters to accept homosexuals as mentors to children. Dr. William Maier, vice president and psychologist in residence at the Colorado Springs-based organization, said the BBBSA leadership has been inundated with criticism from parents, pro-family groups, members of Congress and even its own executive...
  • Big Brother Big Sister New Homosexual Mentor Policy Leads to Child Molestation in Philly & Ohio

    10/31/2002 12:09:10 PM PST · by xzins · 85 replies · 1,401+ views
    Agape Press ^ | October 31, 2002 | Allie Martin and Jody Brown
    Renew Call for Big Brothers-Sisters to Rescind Policy 'Homosexual Mentors' Bad News for All Concerned -- Especially Kids, Group Says By Allie Martin and Jody Brown October 31, 2002 (AgapePress) - Officials with a prominent pro-family ministry say it's time for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to reverse a decision made this summer which allows homosexuals to mentor children. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), an organization that describes itself as "the expert in youth mentoring," announced this summer that it was going to require local agency directors to match homosexuals with children in the BBBSA program, or...
  • Homosexual ruling divides Big Brothers

    10/20/2002 7:13:45 AM PDT · by scripter · 37 replies · 398+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | October 19, 2002
    At least a dozen executive directors of local Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliates are defying a new directive from national headquarters requiring them to allow homosexuals to mentor children of the same gender, according to a World magazine report. The dissenting executive directors interviewed by the magazine spoke on condition of anonymity fearing reprisals from national headquarters and their own local directors. Local affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America are independently funded and managed, paying about $5,500 in annual dues for the privilege of using the organizational name, fund-raising machinery and administrative support. One Midwestern director said he...
  • BIG BROTHERS HAD SCREENED RAPE SUSPECT

    09/12/2002 12:47:05 PM PDT · by Ghengis · 23 replies · 682+ views
    Columbus Dispatch | September 12, 2002 | Mike Lafferty
    BIG BROTHERS HAD SCREENED RAPE SUSPECT Thursday, September 12, 2002 NEWS   03D By Mike Lafferty THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Illustration: Photo NEWARK, Ohio -- A Big Brother Big Sister volunteer charged with rape passed a background check and offered five personal references before the Licking County program accepted him as a mentor. Scott A. Wagner, 34, of Newark, is charged with raping a 12-year-old boy visiting Wagner's home as a client of Big Brother Big Sister of Licking and Perry Counties. Court records indicate that Wagner had no previous convictions. Authorities are investigating allegations of incidents dating from about 1997...
  • Are Dr. Judith Reisman's claims about homosexuals and pedophilia phony?

    08/30/2002 3:58:34 AM PDT · by JCG · 248 replies · 3,988+ views
    Springfield(MO) News-Leader ^ | 08/25/02 - 08/30/02 | Haven Howard - Lisa Tinker
    <p>The recent decision of Big Brothers-Big Sisters of America making it mandatory for local chapters to accept homosexual volunteers makes no sense to any thinking adult or concerned parent. I am also very disturbed the Springfield News-Leader is endorsing this decision.</p>
  • Group wants parental notification on homosexual mentors [gays in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters]

    08/29/2002 8:13:40 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 10 replies · 417+ views
    The Wanderer ^ | 8/29/02 | Melanie Hunter
    Washington, DC (CNS News.com)--A pro-family group is calling on Congress to require that public schools that sponsor Big Brother, Big Sister programs notify parents if a proposed mentor is homosexual. The Big Brother, Big Sister program recently implemented a policy that bans discrimination against open homosexuals who want to serve as volunteers and mentors to children at 500 affiliates nationwide. In his letter to Congress, Eugene Delgaudio, executive director of Public Advocate of U.S., warned that under the new policy, parents, "will not be told of the adult's sexual preference," a policy that he said "puts children at risk." "Action...
  • Big brothers, big sisters, big trouble

    07/30/2002 7:45:42 AM PDT · by mikeb704 · 33 replies · 5,093+ views
    Oak Lawn (IL) Reporter ^ | 8/1/2002 | Michael M. Bates
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), founded almost a century ago, is the largest one-on-one mentoring program in the world. With 500 affiliates across America, it’s been widely respected and boasts Microsoft, the NFL, Pillsbury, UPS and others as corporate sponsors. That may be about to change, at least the part about being widely respected. BBBSA turned a corner earlier this month by approving a resolution not to exclude a mentor for various reasons, including "sexual orientation." Yes, we’re talking homosexuals here. This policy has been in effect at the national level for several months, but now it’s mandated...
  • 'Big Brothers' Gives Green Light to Homosexual Mentors

    07/18/2002 4:28:12 AM PDT · by kattracks · 25 replies · 419+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 7/18/02 | Lawrence Morahan
    CNSNews.com) - A nationally renowned youth mentoring group recently implemented a policy that bans discrimination against open homosexuals as volunteers and mentors of children at its 500 affiliates around the United States. But the policy essentially puts the children at risk of being molested, a family group has warned. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) on July 1 put into effect a resolution approved by the organization's leadership not to exclude any mentor on the basis of "race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability." Noreen Shanfelter, a spokeswoman for BBBSA, said...
  • Homosexual 'Big Brothers'?

    07/15/2002 8:28:47 PM PDT · by ppaul · 151 replies · 2,596+ views
    CitizenLink ^ | 7/15/02 | Bill Maier, Psy.D.
    It's a brave new world at your local Big Brothers Big Sisters office. As of this month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) will require that all 500 of its local affiliates include active homosexuals as volunteers and mentors to children. Many parents who support Big Brothers Big Sisters may be surprised to learn that their child could soon be paired with a gay or lesbian mentor. In fact, parents whose children are enrolled in the organization's school-based programs will not even be told when their son or daughter is matched with a gay man or a lesbian woman....