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  • Shock Report: 44-Year-Old Man Gets 13-Year-Old Daughter Pregnant, Uses Abortion to Hide His Crime

    07/22/2014 10:27:13 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/22/14 | Carole Novielli
    Today, Life Dynamics Inc., a national pro-life organization, has released their second report exposing how the abortion industry covers for child sexual predators.This new report, entitled, “The Cover-Up of Child Sexual Abuse”, shows clearly that the failure of abortion clinics to comply with mandatory reporting laws is having profound, real-world consequences for the victims of child sexual abuse.Mark Crutcher, president of Life Dynamics Inc. explains: “In almost every case of adult men having sex with minor girls, the perpetrators are aware that the relationship is illegal and could land them in prison. They also know that one of the most...
  • Virtuous Pedophiles group gives support therapy cannot

    07/21/2014 9:38:50 AM PDT · by Phlap · 11 replies
    CBC ^ | 07/18/2014 | Amber Hildebrandt, CBC News
    Ethan Edwards, a man in his mid-50s, last year confided his deepest secret to a close friend: that he was a pedophile. "He's happy to keep my secret," Edwards wrote in an online chat with CBC News, too fearful of vigilantes to give out his phone number. But he says his friend now feels infected by his secret. Edwards, a pseudonym, only realized he was attracted to young girls a few years ago. He says he's never acted on it.
  • Professors For Pedophilia: Witness this disturbing and growing phenomenon hitting Europe

    07/15/2014 7:18:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 07/15/2014 | Stephen Brown
    As Christian religious belief declines in Europe, the continent’s pagan heart comes more and more to the fore, and England, is only the latest European country to witness this growing phenomenon. A major pedophilia scandal is currently rocking British society, in which as many as 20 prominent politicians, judges and other members of the British establishment are suspected of having abused children in the 1980s and 1990s as part of a pedophile ring. The victims were among society’s most vulnerable, being mostly boys from state children’s homes. And such abuse, it is suspected, may have been going on for decades....
  • The U.K. Political Pedophile Ring Scandal is Just The Tip of the Iceberg

    07/15/2014 4:48:58 AM PDT · by Renfield · 33 replies
    SCG News ^ | 7-8-2014
    It wasn't that long ago that those who claimed that there was a massive pedophile ring involving officials in the highest levels of government were written off as conspiracy theorists and kooks. That is no longer the case, at least in the U.K. It turns out that this so called conspiracy theory was true, and is finally being officially investigated. The coverup isn't going well at this point. The British government is even coming under heat for the convenient disappearance of key files regarding the allegations. At least forty British MPs are implicated, but this is really just the tip...
  • Joel Brinkley: Why Is America Fighting and Dying for Proud Pedophiles?

    07/14/2014 5:08:41 AM PDT · by detective · 22 replies
    DianaWest.net ^ | 8/29/2010 | Diana West
    Joel Brinkley, writing in the San Francisco Chronicle, lifts a rock and finds Afghan culture -- predatory and abusive, twisted out of human shape by a fusion of Pashtun and Koranic influences. Western forces fighting in southern Afghanistan had a problem. Too often, soldiers on patrol passed an older man walking hand-in-hand with a pretty young boy. Their behavior suggested he was not the boy's father. Then, British soldiers found that young Afghan men were actually trying to "touch and fondle them," military investigator AnnaMaria Cardinalli told me. "The soldiers didn't understand." All of this was so disconcerting that the...
  • FIRST-PERSON: Why sexual deviance is getting worse

    07/12/2014 8:08:31 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 55 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 7-11-14 | Kelly Boggs
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- There are atheists and liberals, some who are both, who believe there is no need for God in order for morality to be maintained in a society. They argue that people can act morally apart from a supreme authority. I agree that people can act morally apart from God's standard. However, the real question is why should they? If there is no supreme authority -- no God -- then why behave morally? If there is no God, there are no objective standards for moral behavior. The logical progression leads to anarchy. Everyone does what is right...
  • Normalizing Pedophilia

    07/08/2014 7:37:13 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 5 July, 2014 | Andrew Gilligan
    'Paedophilia is natural and normal for males' "Paedophilic interest is natural and normal for human males,” said the presentation. “At least a sizeable minority of normal males would like to have sex with children … Normal males are aroused by children.”
  • 'Paedophilia is natural and normal for males'

    07/05/2014 9:20:51 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 85 replies
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | July 5 2014 | By Andrew Gilligan
    The statement that paedophilia is “natural and normal” was made not three decades ago but last July. It was made not in private but as one of the central claims of an academic presentation delivered, at the invitation of the organisers, to many of the key experts in the field at a conference held by the University of Cambridge. Other presentations included “Liberating the paedophile: a discursive analysis,” and “Danger and difference: the stakes of hebephilia.”
  • Australia's '60 Minutes': Forced Marriage (child brides)

    06/30/2014 2:52:01 PM PDT · by wtd · 14 replies
    Australia's 60 Minutes on Channel Nine ^ | June 29, 2014 | Steven Burling, Steve Jackson, Liz Hayes
    Forced Marriage: An extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding [aka Islamic cultural pedophilia]"60 Minutes", the most extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding. An Australian program called “60 Minutes” on the Channel Nine Network (similar to US 60 minutes) aired a report on child brides (aka pedophilia) titled “Forced Marriage” (note the tempered semantic conceals the pedophile nature of child brides)Forced MarriageThis Sunday the most extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding. 13-year-old Rania Farrah was supposed to be on the trip of a lifetime, a tour of historic Egypt with her older brother. Instead, the...
  • NC lawmaker: Pedophilia is like homosexuality

    06/25/2014 7:40:50 AM PDT · by markomalley · 54 replies
    AP/SF Chronicle ^ | 6/25/2014 | KATELYN FERRAL
    As North Carolina lawmakers debated a proposal to prevent charter schools from discriminating against applicants based on sexual orientation, one representative suggested Tuesday that adult sexual attraction to children is a sexual orientation like homosexuality. The amendment was tabled by Republicans, preventing a vote on it. But during the debate, Republican Rep. Paul Stam, R-Wake, said pedophilia, masochism and other illegal sexual practices are sexual orientations like homosexuality and he questioned the role adults who are sexually attracted to children might have in schools. Several lawmakers called those comments offensive. After the House session, Twitter lit up with criticism of...
  • Pedophiles: born that way?

    05/31/2014 5:36:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Discover Magazine ^ | Razib Khan
    Gawker published a piece on the neurological problems which might result in pedophilia, and naturally a lot of shock and disgust was triggered. The piece is titled Born This Way: Sympathy and Science for Those Who Want to Have Sex with Children. This isn’t something you want to click through to lightly. So fair warning. The neurobiological material did pique my interest: “There was nothing significant in the frontal lobes or temporal lobes,” says Cantor. “It turned out the differences weren’t in the grey matter. The differences were in the white matter.”“The white matter” is the shorthand term for groupings...
  • New Boy Scouts president: Gay scout leaders acceptable

    05/28/2014 10:30:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    life site news ^ | Dustin Siggins
    IRVING, TX, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who led the military to end Don't Ask, Don't Tell, says that he would have allowed homosexual leaders for Boy Scouts of America. Gates, who was elected to head the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for a two-year term last week, said that he "would have supported having gay Scoutmasters, but at the same time, I fully accept the decision that was democratically arrived at by 1,500 volunteers from across the entire country." A year ago, BSA allowed openly homosexual scouts for the first time. The policy reads...
  • Study Finds Pedophiles’ Brains Wired to Find Children Attractive

    05/25/2014 12:50:22 PM PDT · by billorites · 128 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 23, 2014 | Charlotte Lytton
    Pedophiles’ brains are “abnormally tuned” to find young children attractive, according to a new study published this week. The research, led by Jorge Ponseti at Germany’s University of Kiel, means that it may be possible to diagnose pedophiles in the future before they are able to offend. The findings, published in scientific journal Biology Letters, discovered that pedophiles have the same neurological reaction to images of those they find attractive as those of people with ordinary sexual predilections, but that all the relevant cerebral areas become engaged when they see children, as opposed to fellow adults. The occipital areas, prefrontal...
  • Pedophiles’ Brains Wired Differently

    05/23/2014 9:40:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Daily Beast ^ | May 23, 2014 | Charlotte Lytton
    Pedophiles’ brains are “abnormally tuned” to find young children attractive, according to a new study published this week. The research, led by Jorge Ponseti at Germany’s University of Kiel, means that it may be possible to diagnose pedophiles in the future before they are able to offend. The findings, published in scientific journal Biology Letters, discovered that pedophiles have the same neurological reaction to images of those they find attractive as those of people with ordinary sexual predilections, but that all the relevant cerebral areas become engaged when they see children, as opposed to fellow adults. The occipital areas, prefrontal...
  • Child porn charges filed against ex-state Rep. Farnham (D-Ill.)

    04/28/2014 2:54:00 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 28, 2014 | Jason Meisner
    Former Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham was charged today with possession of child pornography more than a month after he abruptly resigned after federal agents raided his home and state office. The federal charges alleged that Farnham, 66, of Elgin, possessed two videos depicting child pornography on a computer that was seized from his state office in Elgin in March. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in downtown Chicago on Wednesday. When he resigned his seat on March 19, Farnham told the Tribune he was stepping down due to serious health concerns. A...
  • Media Accused of Hollywood Sex Ring Cover-up

    04/25/2014 12:02:08 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 19 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | April 24, 2014 | Cliff Kincaid
    The mother of the alleged victim of a powerful Hollywood pedophile ring says she tried for years to interest the media in the story. Michael Egan’s mother Bonnie Mound said, “I wrote every news channel, every magazine, every talk-show host, everybody, from Oprah to ‘20/20’ to ‘60 Minutes’…. Nobody wanted to do anything because of the high-profile people involved.” One of those alleged “high-profile people” is defendant Bryan Singer, who is said to have “manipulated his power, wealth, and position in the entertainment industry to sexually abuse and exploit the underage Plaintiff [Michael Egan], “through the use of drugs, alcohol,...
  • More Hollywood Power Brokers Accused of Child Sex Abuse

    04/22/2014 7:24:13 AM PDT · by crusader71 · 23 replies
    Variety ^ | April 21, 2014 | Dave McNary
    Hollywood executives Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard have been accused of sexually abusing teenage boys in lawsuits filed Monday in Hawaii federal court. “I would not wish on my worst enemies what I went through,” declared plaintiff Michael Egan at a Monday news conference at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. Ancier is the former president of BBC Worldwide America and also served as head of programming for Fox, NBC and the WB. He’s also the head of year-old Quad Media Partners, formed to launch four fully curated linear TV networks, “each built around a modern decade in...
  • Bryan Singer’s Accuser Names Three More Alleged Sex Abusers

    04/21/2014 4:39:56 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 109 replies
    Variety ^ | 21 Apr 14 | Dave McNary
    Hollywood executives Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard have been accused of sexually abusing teenage boys in lawsuits filed Monday in Hawaii federal court. Ancier is the former president of BBC Worldwide America and also served as head of programming for Fox, NBC and the WB. Neuman, the former president of Disney TV, previously worked for Digital Entertainment Network, which was headed by Marc Collins-Rector, who was cited as being involved in the sexual activity at the heart of plaintiff Michael Egan’s original lawsuit against director Bryan Singer. As with the suit against Singer, Egan made a quartet of...
  • HOLLYWOOD CHILD RAPE SCANDAL: THREE EXECS NAMED AS ALLEGED ABUSERS

    04/21/2014 4:28:20 PM PDT · by bkopto · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Apr 21, 2014 | John Nolte
    Lawsuits alleging the sexual abuse of minors in a Hollywood pedophilia ring were filed in Hawaii Monday against three prominent Hollywood executives: David Neuman, Gary Goddard, and Garth Ancier. The suits were announced at the Four Seasons Hotel by Jeff Herman, the attorney representing Michael Egan, the man who alleges he was sexually abused by "X-Men" director Bryan Singer as a teen. Variety reports that: Ancier is the former president of BBC Worldwide America and headed the Fox entertainment group while Neuman is the former president of Disney TV. Goddard heads a design firm in Los Angeles which has created...
  • X-Men director Bryan Singer accused of sexually abusing underage male child actor..

    04/17/2014 5:42:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 17, 2014 | Ashley Collman
    Just a month before his next film X-Men: Days of Future Past is set to release, director Bryan Singer has been accused of child molestation. According to documents filed in Hawaii, 31-year-old Michael Egan claims Singer used his power in the entertainment industry to sexually exploit him when he was an underage teen actor striking it out in Los Angeles. Now Egan is suing the director, for $300,000 for the 'catastrophic psychological and emotional injuries' he says he suffered, the documents filed Wednesday explain.
  • Sex After Christianity - Gay marriage is not just a social revolution but a cosmological one.

    04/16/2014 4:06:41 AM PDT · by don-o · 40 replies
    Twenty years ago, new president Bill Clinton stepped on a political landmine when he tried to fulfill a campaign promise to permit gay soldiers to serve openly. Same-sex marriage barely registered as a political cause; the country was then three years away from the Defense of Marriage Act and four years from comedian Ellen DeGeneres’s prime-time coming out. Then came what historians will one day recall as a cultural revolution. Now we’re entering the endgame of the struggle over gay rights and the meaning of homosexuality. Conservatives have been routed, both in court and increasingly in the court of public...
  • Iraq poised to legalize marriage for girls as young as 9

    04/10/2014 4:11:37 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/10/2014 | TERRENCE MCCOY
    Decades ago, in the years after Iraq gained independence, a tradition of child marriage persisted in its hills and plains. Upon their fathers’ orders, Iraqi girls were betrothed to strangers and rivals alike to resolve tribal disputes or incur favor.But in the mid-1970s, such acts — called “fasliyah” — were prohibited as the nation moved toward secularization and modernity.“This decree [banning fasliyah] constituted the first step toward a civilized Iraqi community,” reports the Middle East publication Al-Monitor, “which would put an end to the failures of the tribal… society.”In the years that followed, rates of child marriage plummeted. By 1997, only 15 percent of...
  • Du Pont heir convicted of raping daughter spared prison

    04/04/2014 12:07:49 PM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/2/14 | Kevin Conlon and Stephanie Gallman
    Though Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of rape, the wealthy heir to the du Pont family fortune was spared prison by a Delaware court in 2009 because he would "not fare well" behind bars, according to court documents CNN obtained Tuesday. Richards is a great-grandson of the chemical magnate Irenee du Pont. He received an eight-year prison sentence in 2009 for raping his toddler daughter, but the sentencing order signed by a Delaware judge said "defendant will not fare well" in prison and the eight years were suspended.
  • Disgusting: Clinton Identified In Lawsuit Against Former Friend and Pedophile

    03/27/2014 4:01:29 PM PDT · by lbryce · 53 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | March 27, 22014 | Kris Zane
    The actual title of the article is Disgusting: Clinton Snared In Pedophile Ring which I felt could be read as misleading, and that perhaps the author went too far. Instead I used the term found in the video. If the Moderator believes the original title applies I would be more than happy to have it revert back to the way it was published.. According to former child sex slave Virginia Roberts and a class action lawsuit against convicted billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, former President Bill Clinton was present during sex parties involving up to twenty underage girls at Epstein’s secluded...
  • Afghanistan Ranks #1 ... in Pedophilia

    03/22/2014 12:00:55 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    RAWA News ^ | March 19, 2014 | Catholic Online
    • Afghanistan may lead the world in state-sanctioned pedophilia • At least 60 percent of all women are married as children LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - A new report on human rights in Afghanistan released by the U.S. State Department reveals that girls as young as six can be "married" away or betrothed and are the victims of frequent sexual abuse from older men, sometimes within their own families. Although the Taliban have a reputation for religious conservatism, that conservatism does nothing to protect women and girls from the sexual depredations of men. Women and girls are commonly victimized...
  • BOOM: Franklin Graham, ‘Putin is right’ On Gay Issues, Obama’s ‘Shameful’

    03/20/2014 4:16:07 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 28 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 20Mar14 | Clash Daily
    <p>CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV/AP) -Two months after Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s anti-gay law by equating gays with pedophiles, evangelist Franklin Graham is praising Putin for his stance on homosexuality.</p> <p>Putin made headlines ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics saying Russia needs to “cleanse” itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate.</p>
  • State Department: Sexual Abuse of Boys on the Rise in Afghanistan

    03/19/2014 5:12:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 19, 2014 - 1:57 PM | Melanie Hunter
    The State Department in its 2013 human rights report on Afghanistan said the sexual abuse of boys, or bacha baazi, is on the rise in the region, with the practice becoming common in Kabul. “The practice of ‘bacha baazi’ (dancing boys)—which involved powerful or wealthy local figures and businessmen sexually abusing young boys who were trained to dance in female clothes—was on the rise,” the State Department said in its human rights report. The report noted an increase in rapes during the year, with most victims being children. In fact, sexual abuse of children reached an all-time high, according to...
  • New Law in Baghdad Allows Girls to Marry Under the Age of 9

    03/20/2014 7:26:26 AM PDT · by xzins · 44 replies
    Christian Headlines ^ | Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | Carrie Dedrick
    The Shiite population of Baghdad may take an immense step backward for female equality if a new piece of legislation allowing young girls to marry is passed. The bill called the Jaafari Personal Status Law permits girls that are younger than 9 to marry with only the girl’s father having authority over the match. On Feb. 25, the Jaafari Law gained approval from Iraq’s Council of Ministers and will affect 65 to 70 percent of the nation. The bill proposes additional regulations as well including the prohibition of Muslim men marrying non-Muslim women. The document also states that husbands are...
  • A law for religious pedophiles in Iraq?

    03/17/2014 10:14:30 AM PDT · by managusta · 13 replies
    Die Welt ^ | 17. Mrz. 2014 | Alfred Hackensberger
    The Shia Justice Minister Hassan al-Schimari has submitted the draft amendment of the Family Law practice. In the cabinet, it was already approved with 21 of 29 votes and will now be submitted to Parliament. The law comes into force on the 30th.of April. The amendment is termed the Jaafari-law The name refers to the sixth Shiite Imam al-Sadiq Ds,chaafar (702-765), whose jurisdiction was the basis of the template. Special feature: It is a new law exclusively to govern the family relationships of the Shiites in the country. Men could marry girls as young as nine years then on, the...
  • Iraq considers allowing girls as young as EIGHT to marry as part of new laws that also...

    03/14/2014 5:08:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/14/2014 | SAM CREIGHTON
    A new law being considered in Iraq could lead to girls as young as eight getting married and wives having to submit to sex at their husband's every request. The controversial proposals have provoked outrage from activists both within Iraq and around the globe, who see it as a huge step backwards for women's rights. The measure, aimed at creating different laws for Iraq's majority Shiite population, could further fray the country's divisions amid some of the worst sectarian bloodshed since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.
  • A long history in America of portraying Catholic priests as predators

    03/14/2014 8:08:54 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 27 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 14, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    In an article which may be found here, Dr. William Oddie notes that, "Pope Francis has now once again (though to judge by the so far sparse coverage, you’d think he’d never said or done anything before) expressed his abhorrence of clerical sex abuse. Previous popes—indeed most senior clergy—are normally too reticent, however, to do what he has now done as well, that is to say, he has defended the Catholic Church’s record on tackling the sexual abuse of children by priests, by declaring what is now the simple truth: that “no one else has done more” than the Church...
  • A Chilling Reality: the Islamization of Our Military

    03/10/2014 8:09:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | March 10, 2014 | Pete Parker
    Manifestly the Pentagon never received the memo that Islam is at war with Western Civilization. Or, that Islam is a brutally misogynistic ideology bent on the wholesale murder of women who dare show a little ankle. Oh, and did I forget to mention that its founder, Mohammed–had an unquenchable penchant for little girls? In short: Islam is evil. With that established–allow me to enlighten you as to what insanity our Pentagon is currently engaged in. The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) just announced that it will be providing our military with chaplains for active-duty service. That’s right–our Pentagon is...
  • The Left’s Message To Teens: More Sex, No Guilt, No Consequences

    03/07/2014 4:59:18 PM PST · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-07-14 | Dave The Sage
    Now that our society has officially lowered us all to the level of rutting rabbits, the Coalition for Positive Sexuality (positive.org) is specifically targeting and encouraging promiscuous sex, abortion, and homosexuality to young teenagers. The Younger the Better should be their slogan. Funded by the homosexual lobby (and perhaps finally putting the myth that there is no homosexual agenda to rest) CPS is aggressively pushing its agenda of more sex/no guilt/no consequences to young and impressionable children at public schools nationwide. The greatest concession to personal responsibility and self-restraint that they attempt is to urge you to try and not...
  • Liberal Catholics Fault the Pope

    03/07/2014 11:04:10 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 2 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | March 7, 2014 | WIlliam Donohue
    On the website of the liberal Catholic outlet, Commonweal, Mollie Wilson O’Reilly accuses Pope Francis of ignoring the problem of priestly sexual abuse. According to her, “he [the pope] has said and done little about the scandal itself,” maintaining that “things haven’t been fixed.” Similarly, Father Thomas P. Doyle says the pope “has done almost nothing” about this issue,” calling one of the pontiff’s efforts “so meaningless it is almost comical.” An editorial in the National Catholic Reporter also expresses its chagrin with the pope on this issue, imploring him “to meet with victims of clergy sex abuse.” Here are...
  • 'We can't prove sex with children does them harm' says Labour-linked NCCL

    03/04/2014 7:16:32 PM PST · by massmike · 52 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | 03/04/2014 | James Murray & James Fielding
    EVIDENCE has emerged that the views of the Paedophile Information Exchange influenced policy-making at the National Council for Civil Liberties when it was run by former Labour Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt. PIE members were lobbying NCCL officials for the age of consent to be reduced and campaigning for “paedophile love”. Their view that children were not harmed by having sex with adults appears to have been adopted by those at the top of the civil liberties group. Today we publish extracts from an NCCL report written for the Criminal Law Revision Committee in 1976 when Mrs Hewitt was general secretary....
  • Former Priest Gets Paid Disability for His Pedophilia

    02/24/2014 1:45:17 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 30 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 02/23/2014 | Michael Allen
    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis reportedly pays the salary, health insurance premiums and living expenses for Reverend Gil Gustafson who was convicted for child sex abuse back in 1983. According to the Star Tribune, in addition to all these payments by the church, Rev. Gustafson is also paid disability by the state. The church says that in July 2006 Rev. Gustafson was declared “disabled” based on his pedophilia. He collects disability checks on top of his salary from the church as a "consultant." After Rev. Gustafson admitted he molested Brian Herrity for five years, he was fined...
  • Dylan Farrow about Woody Allen: ‘Nothing he says or writes can change the truth’ (Reply to Allen)

    02/08/2014 10:20:50 AM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 9, 2014
    The back-and-forth volleys among the Woody Allen and Mia Farrow families continue as Allen’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has released a statement responding to Allen’s piece published Friday online in the New York Times Sunday review section according to Variety. In the Woody Allen Speaks Out article, he defended himself against Dylan Farrow’s post published last Saturday in the New York Times alleging that Allen had molested her at the age of 7. Dylan Farrow’s response sent Friday night read as follows: Once again, Woody Allen is attacking me and my family in an effort to discredit and silence me...
  • Google makes statement about Russian anti-gay law

    02/06/2014 7:51:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 6, 2014 10:12 PM EST
    As the Winter Games get underway in Sochi, Google Inc. is quietly but vibrantly adding its voice to the chorus of U.S. companies speaking out against Russia’s law that restricts gay-rights activities. The California-based Internet search company transformed its home page into a show of support for gay rights Thursday with a Google Doodle depicting athletes against a rainbow-colored backdrop. …
  • Vatican blasts UN report on pedophile priests, abortion, gay marriage

    02/05/2014 12:41:44 PM PST · by Kennard · 17 replies
    Vatican Radio, via Fox News/AP ^ | February 5, 2014 | Silvano Tomasi
    The Vatican blasted back at a UN-authored Rights of Children report, saying its criticism of the church's stand on homosexuality is driven by critics of the church's "non-negotiable" teachings. The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, whose members have included such nations as Saudi Arabia, Syria, Uganda and Thailand,accused the Vatican Wednesday of "systematically" adopting policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, and urged it to open its files on pedophiles and bishops who concealed their crimes. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the head of the Holy See's delegation to the United...
  • Vatican blasts back at UN report on pedophile priests, abortion

    The Vatican blasted back at a UN report that accused it of allowing children to be abused by priests and condemned its stances on homosexuality, contraception and abortion, saying the findings were "ideological" and likely driven by critics of the church's "non-negotiable" teachings. The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, whose members have included such nations as Saudi Arabia, Syria, Uganda and Thailand,accused the Vatican Wednesday of "systematically" adopting policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, and urged it to open its files on pedophiles and bishops who concealed their...
  • Victims urge UN to challenge Vatican on child abuse

    06/19/2013 2:28:33 PM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 16 replies
    Global Post ^ | 6/18/2013 | Agence France-Presse
    The Catholic Church must be held to account by a UN human rights watchdog for doing too little to halt and expose paedophile priests, victims of abuse by the clergy said Tuesday. David Clohessy, director of the US-based Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), said he had few hopes of a massive shake up by Pope Francis, who since being elected in March has made several pronouncements urging action. "We're dealing with a well-established, longstanding, extraordinarily powerful global monarchy, that really has few or any checks and balances on its power," he told reporters.
  • Kicking the [Catholic] Church Out of the UN

    10/11/2013 2:18:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | October 11, 2013 | Austin Ruse
    A nasty Norwegian diplomat at the UN frequently badmouths the Holy See. He wonders why Holy See diplomats are allowed into the room during negotiations. He says outright that the Holy See ought to leave. This has happened more than once.It’s amusing a Norwegian would say such a thing. The development of Norway is rather murky and it is hard to figure when Norway really became Norway. Norwegians might claim it was when Harald Fairhair unified disparate tribes and clans in 872 after the Battle of Hafrsfjord. Even so, it is questionable when the people living there began to...
  • European Parliament Votes on Report to Condemn Catholic Church

    03/13/2002 5:39:02 AM PST · by father_elijah · 67 replies · 596+ views
    Zenit ^ | 12 March A.D. 2002 | Zenit.org
    BRUSSELS, Belgium, (Zenit.org).- The European Parliament on Tuesday is poised to debate a report that condemns the Catholic Church for its moral principles and its position on women priests. The document, written by Spanish Socialist Mariacute;a Izquierdo Rojo, was approved last October by the Womenacute;s Rights Commission and analyzed subsequently by the Citizensacute; Liberties and Rights Commission. Among other things, the document condemns quot;the administrations of religious organizations and the leaders of extremist political movements who promote racial discrimination, xenophobia, fanaticism and the exclusion of women from leading positions in the political and religious hierarchy.quot; The report could be voted...
  • The New Silence Which is Destroying Our Kids [Ignoring the breakdown of the traditional family]

    02/02/2014 5:38:21 PM PST · by fwdude · 16 replies
    MercatorNet ^ | 30 January 2014 | Jeremy Sammut
    Numerous studies have found that children who do not live with both biological parents, irrespective of socioeconomic status, are far more likely to be sexually abused than their peers in intact families. In particular, girls living in non-traditional families are found to have been sexually abused by their ‘stepfathers,’ either the married, cohabiting or casual partner of a divorced or single mother, at many times the rate girls are sexually abused by their natural fathers in intact families. (Snip) Child sexual abuse is not fully and frankly discussed because the public discourse is self-censored by politicians, academics, social service organisations,...
  • Pope Benedict ‘defrocked’ nearly 400 priests for child sex abuse in 2 years

    01/26/2014 9:15:50 AM PST · by Renfield · 12 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 1-18-2014
    Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children in his final two years before stepping down as the head of the Catholic Church in 2013, documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal. According to the data, 260 priests were deprived of their ecclesiastical status in 2012 and 124 in 2012 – more than a twofold increase over the 171 priests defrocked in the preceding two years. The figures represent the first time the Vatican has provided statistics on the number of priests to be removed for sex abuse as a result of the Church’s in-house procedures....
  • Ex-scoutmaster pleads guilty to 36 felony sex crimes

    01/22/2014 11:19:24 PM PST · by Robwin · 10 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:41 pm | K. Burnell Evans
    An ex-scoutmaster who admitted to molesting his son’s teenage friends and fellow troop members for years at his Keswick home pleaded guilty to 36 felony sex crimes Wednesday in Albemarle County Circuit Court. David Brian Watkins, now 50, entered into an agreement with prosecutors that shields him from additional local or federal charges and calls for an active term of 30 years and five months in prison. The agreement “provides closure for … very promising young men who can now get on with their lives,” Assistant Albemarle Commonwealth’s Attorney Darby Lowe said after the hearing. “The young men would have...
  • UPDATE: Florida Teen Expelled For Performing In Porn Allowed Back To School

    01/22/2014 11:59:59 AM PST · by celmak · 28 replies
    CBS ^ | 01/21/2014 | CBS
    COCOA, Fla. – A student who turned to porn to help pay the bills had been kicked out of school. Robert Marucci told WKMDG Local 6 that made the decision to because he considered the job just that – work that would help with his family’s financial issues. For his effort, Marucci says he’s been bullied by students and now, he says the school is bullying him. Local 6 says Marucci’s mother was aware of what her son was doing and that he did so to support her financially. “I think he’s the most awesome person in the world,” she...
  • Britain: ‘Pedophile Network at the Heart of Government’

    01/20/2014 6:42:45 AM PST · by Renfield · 47 replies
    Alternews (UK) ^ | 1-16-2014
    A former female MP was involved in a paedophile network at the heart of government, police have been told. She is alleged to have forced a boy in care to perform a “vile” sex act at one of a series of drug-fuelled parties in Westminster in the Eighties where boys and girls as young as 13 were allegedly abused. Last night her alleged victim told the Sunday Express: “I want justice.” Andrew Ash, now 45, said he has given Scotland Yard the name of the former MP. We cannot name her for legal reasons. Mr Ash claims he was frequently...
  • Child harassment charges dropped against 2 foreign officers at Fort Leonard Wood (muslims)

    01/19/2014 3:24:59 PM PST · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    http://www.stltoday.com ^ | January 18, 2014
    Pulaski County authorities have dropped charges against two foreign military officers who were training at Fort Leonard Wood when they were arrested. The Rolla Daily News reports that Mohammed Mahmoud Omar Mefleh, of Jordan, and Antoine Chlela, of Lebanon, were charged in October with enticement of a child and harassment. Court records say the men allegedly approached a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop and asked her to enter their vehicle. Pulaski County prosecutor Kevin Hillman said Friday that the charges were dropped as part of an agreement that includes the men paying the cost of their incarceration. Hillman says...
  • Pedophilia the next 'sexual-rights' revolution? (...LGBT argument to 'minor-attracted persons')

    01/03/2014 9:35:53 AM PST · by Perseverando · 78 replies
    WND ^ | January 02, 2014 | Jerome R. Corsi
    NEW YORK – The underlying assumption that has led to the increasing legitimization of same-sex marriage is now fueling a growing effort in academic circles to mainstream pedophilia. Once considered taboo, psychologists are beginning to walk down the same path LGBT activists established more than 50 years ago, insisting that pedophilia is an inborn “sexual orientation,” not a learned sexual behavior. If people are born with a sexual attraction to minors, the argument goes, their “orientation” should be accepted as normative and not stigmatized. James Cantor, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in the Law and Mental Health Program at the...