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    04/17/2014 2:00:12 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 17, 2014 | by DR. SUSAN BERRY
    On Wednesday Tracy and Mary Finney of Marietta, Georgia were met by a police officer outside their children’s public school and informed they were trespassing on school property because they opposed the school’s process of testing all children. The Finneys, whose children attend West Side Elementary School, had decided to opt their children out of Georgia’s state test, the CRCT. ~~~snip~~~~ Meg Norris, an organizer of United Opt-Out Georgia, told Breitbart News she is “shocked” at how the mandates to test children are being enforced in Georgia. “It’s happening in schools all over Georgia,” Norris said. “Even children who are...
  • Biological mother of abused boy, 5, will seek custody

    04/01/2014 9:47:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Chron ^ | Anita Hassan, Cindy George
    he biological mother of a severely malnourished 5-year-old Spring boy whose father and stepmother were arrested this weekend on child endangerment charges will seek custody of her son, her lawyer said Tuesday. The boy's father, Bradley Bleimeyer, 24, and 33-year-old stepmother Tami Bleimeyer, are charged with child endangerment. A criminal complaint accuses them of endangering the boy by failing to feed him. Frank Mann, an attorney for the boy's biological mother, said Bradley Bleimeyer had kept his client from her son for two and a half years. Mann said Bradley Bleimeyer often took the child out of state, making it...
  • Deputies: Boy, 5, found beaten and malnourished inside closet of Houston-area home

    03/31/2014 2:15:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    KEN5.COM ^ | KHOU
    HOUSTON – Deputies have arrested and charged a Spring couple accused of keeping a 5-year-old boy malnourished inside the stairway closet of their home. Investigators said the child was found in his diaper in the small closet by his 16-year -old brother at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Then the teen confronted his father Bradley Bleimeyer. The teen and father got into a fist fight and officers were called to the house located in the 21500 block of Castlemont. By the time officers arrived, they said the victim’s stepmother Tammi Bleimeyer and biological father took off with the little boy.
  • Muslim Sex-Offender Who Tried to Kidnap 4-Year-Old Girl Excused for “Cultural Differences”

    03/26/2014 11:54:22 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    fpm ^ | March 24, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    This is a horrifying story not just because of the actions of the Muslim sex offender in Australia, but because of the actions of the authorities who continue to let people like him abuse, assault and walk away. ... Considering how little boys and girls are treated in Afghanistan, there’s no doubt that it wasn’t an issue for Jaffari. The Muslim sex offender, was not deported or locked up after his previous offenses. Now he’s been kept free once again because of “cultural differences.” Why don’t we call the cultural differences excuse what it really is? Muslim Rape Privilege. ......
  • Mom of transgender child wants ID rules changed

    03/25/2014 3:44:18 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 49 replies
    CBC News ^ | March 25, 2014 | Bonnie Allen
    The mother of a transgender child wants the Saskatchewan government to remove any record of a person's sex on birth certificates. Fran Forsberg has filed a complaint to Saskatchewan's Human Rights Commission on behalf of her six-year-old child, Renn, after the province's Vital Statistics Agency refused to change Renn's sex designation from "Male" to "Female" on the youngster's birth records. Renn was born with male genitalia but has identified as a girl since the age of three. According to the Canadian Pediatric Society, children establish their gender identity between 18 to 30 months. When Forsberg sought to change Renn's birth...
  • 3 children found starving, 1 chained to floor in California home (of lesbian couple)

    03/22/2014 3:35:51 PM PDT · by NYer · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 22, 2014
    <p>SALINAS, Calif. –  Three starving children -- including one who was chained to the floor to prevent her from getting food -- were found last month in the squalid home of a Northern California couple, authorities said.</p> <p>All three -- two boys and a girl -- were taken into protective custody, and one was hospitalized, Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller said Friday.</p>
  • 2 Women Arrested in Monterey County After 3 Children Found Starving, 1 Chained

    03/22/2014 1:42:13 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 20 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 | Riya Bhattacharjee
    Deputies responding to a Salinas, Calif., home on March 14 to investigate child neglect allegations found three starved and abused children, one chained to the floor. During the investigation, deputies found very little food in the house, which they described as “cluttered and dirty.” The deputies found three children - an 8-year-old girl, a 5-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy - who they said exhibited signs of physical and emotional abuse. The suspects, Eraca Dawn Craig, 31, and Christian Jessica Deanda, 44, were arrested for numerous child abuse-related cases.
  • Lesbian couple 'starved their three children so badly they looked like concentration camp victims'

    03/22/2014 6:57:50 AM PDT · by denydenydeny · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/22/2014 | AP
    Three starving children — including one who was chained to the floor to prevent her from getting food — were found last month in the squalid home of a Northern California couple, authorities said. All three — two boys and a girl — were taken into protective custody, and one was hospitalized, Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller said Friday.Authorities discovered them in the Salinas, Calif., home on March 14 after two of the young people missed appointments, according to several published reports.
  • Sex Abuse Survivor On A 4-Day Mission For Change [Molested by lesbian caregiver]

    03/22/2014 5:52:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 3/21/14
    A sex abuse survivor is on a mission that she’s under taking one step at a time. On Wednesday, Lauren Book started her four-day walk through Miami. The walk is part of her annual 15-hundred “Walk in My Shoes” journey.... Book was just ten years old when someone she loved and trusted, her nanny Waldeana Florez, began sexually and physically abusing her. She endured the abuse for six years before she was finally able to break away.
  • 3 children starving, 1 chained to floor (Salinas CA)

    03/21/2014 6:50:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 21, 2014 7:58 PM EDT
    Three starving children—including one who was chained to the floor to prevent her from getting food—were found last month in the squalid home of a Northern California couple, authorities said. All three—two boys and a girl—were taken into protective custody, and one was hospitalized, Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller said Friday. Authorities discovered them in the Salinas, Calif., home on March 14 after two of the young people missed appointments, according to several published reports. […] Eraca Dwan Craig, 31, and Christian Jessica Deana, 44, were both arrested at the scene on suspicion of felony child cruelty, false imprisonment and...
  • Growing Up With Two Moms: The Untold Children’s View

    03/19/2014 5:30:46 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 20 replies
    The Public Discourse ^ | 8-6-2012 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    The children of same-sex couples have a tough road ahead of them—I know, because I have been there. The last thing we should do is make them feel guilty if the strain gets to them and they feel strange.
  • Couple 'allowed their 2-year-old son to smoke pot FIVE times

    03/09/2014 3:37:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | March 7, 2014 | Associated Press and Meghan Keneally
    A Montana couple has been charged after allegedly letting a 2-year-old boy smoke marijuana. Lucas Keith Wilson and Camilla Rose Samuels have been charged with felony and misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Wilson was brought to the Gallatin County Detention Center on Friday and is being held on a $50,000 bond, but Samuels is still at large.
  • S.F. gay rights advocate sentenced for child porn

    03/06/2014 6:17:49 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 5, 2014 | Vivian Ho
    Veteran gay rights advocate and former San Francisco Human Rights Commission staff member Larry Brinkin was sentenced to one year in county jail Wednesday for possessing child pornography. As part of a plea agreement, Brinkin, 67, will serve six months of his sentence in county jail and six months in home detention, the district attorney's office said. He will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
  • 'Evil Elmo' performer says bad rap isn't justified

    03/06/2014 4:31:44 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 5, 2014 | Vivian Ho
    Photo By Sam Wolson/Special to the Chronicle Elmo lay crumpled in a plastic bag at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Dan Sandler, the street performer who has become notorious for wearing the furry red costume while posing for photos with children and tourists, decided to forgo the outfit Wednesday - at least while defending himself against accusations that his troubled past made him unfit to depict the beloved "Sesame Street" character. Yes, Sandler said in an interview with The Chronicle, he once ran a pornographic website in Cambodia called Welcome to Rape Camp. Yes, he recently spent time in...
  • School forces half-naked, sopping wet student to stand outside, frostbite results

    03/04/2014 7:21:17 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 77 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/03/2014 | Robby Soave
    <p>A Minnesota public high school was so committed to obeying its fire drill policy to the exact letter of the law that it forced a female student–dressed only in a swimsuit, and sopping wet–to stand outside in the freezing cold for ten minutes. As a result, she suffered frostbite.</p>
  • Banning the criminal checkbox could put vulnerable at risk

    02/27/2014 8:10:49 AM PST · by Welchie25 · 18 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 2/27/14 | Maria Wiering
    A representative of the Archdiocese of Baltimore voiced concerns Feb. 26 at a Baltimore City Council hearing about a controversial bill that could make it more difficult for employers to know if job applicants have been accused or convicted of sexual abuse. Known as “Ban the Box,” City Council Bill 13-0301 primarily seeks to remove barriers to employment for job seekers with criminal histories. The ordinance would prohibit a hiring employer from conducting a criminal background check or inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history before extending a “conditional offer of employment.” The prohibition includes any checkbox a job seeker must...
  • Parents raise their son as a boy AND a girl so he won't 'grow up aggressive'

    02/14/2014 9:30:07 PM PST · by Innovative · 47 replies
    UK Mail Online ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | Guy Adams and Andy Dolan
    Max Price's parents Lisa and Martin are raising their son according to the technique known as 'gender-neutral parenting' Toddler is happy playing with his collection of toy cars and revels in wearing his favourite dresses and tutu Mother Lisa said: 'Gender stereotypes can be so damaging' The couple say they hope their decision will help boost Max's confidence Max Price is a happy, healthy one-year-old boy who spent yesterday morning playing with his vast collection of toy cars, planes, tractors, and dinosaurs. Max scampered upstairs to his bedroom with his 23-year-old mother, Lisa, and re-emerged several minutes later wearing a...
  • Grandmother, mother and her boyfriend all arrested for 'rape and abuse after daughter,

    02/13/2014 7:44:39 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12 February 2014 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    A women, her boyfriend and her mother have been arrested on abuse and rape charges after her 11-year-old daughter emailed a teacher asking for help. The little girl, who lived at the home in Wheelersburg, Ohio with her three younger siblings, contacted a teacher who worked for their online school and asked her to call 911. When officers responded to the home, the children told investigators that the three adults used ropes and chains to tie them to their beds for weeks at a time and rarely giving them food. As well as the two older girls, an eight-year-old boy...
  • Valley natives charged with tasing boy, locking him in closet

    02/10/2014 6:06:30 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    Valley Central ^ | Feb 10,2014 | Action 4 News Staff
    Two Rio Grande Valley natives are facing a series of child abuse charges after being accused of tasing their 9-year-old son, locking him a closet and other crimes. Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jorge Luis Estrella and Aide Aracely Estrella on child abuse charges late last week. The two Brownsville natives moved to the Houston area where they're now accused of shocking the boy with a Taser, hitting him with a hanger, burning him repeatedly and locking in a closet under the stairs. KTRK-TV reported that the abuse began when Aide, the boy's stepmother, accused him of taking...
  • Man arrested for physically, sexually abusing girlfriend's baby

    02/09/2014 1:59:21 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 53 replies
    KOB Eyewitness News 4 ^ | 02/08/2014 5 | Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
    An infant is fighting for her life after being physically and sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend, and police say the child had been referred to the Children Youth and Families Department by medical staff multiple times before the incident. Police say doctors referred the four-month-old girl to CYFD three other times before this because of injuries she had. They say doctors also referred the mother’s two year old daughter to CYFD at least once. Police say Friday night, the mother’s boyfriend injured the infant to the point where she may not make it. Police say 19-year-old Elijah Fernandez was...
  • Montana mom charged after child tests positive for meth

    02/07/2014 9:56:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies ^ | February 3, 2014 | MTN News
    GREAT FALLS - A woman has been charged after authorities said one of her children tested positive for methamphetamine. Jessica McKinley, 26, has been charged with one felony count of criminal possession of dangerous drugs, and misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called to McKinley's home on Jan. 26 after receiving a report of drug activity. Court documents state that McKinley was there with two of her five children and consented to a search of the home. Police officers stated in an affidavit that McKinley was "acting strange" and...
  • Tenn girl, 5, dies from being forced to drink soda

    02/06/2014 3:31:11 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 29 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | February 6, 2014 | Houston Chronicle
    SURGIONSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said.
  • UNESCO Report Promotes Abortion and Same-Sex Narrative

    02/06/2014 7:32:15 AM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    C-FAM ^ | Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.
    NEW YORK, February 5 (C-FAM) The UN's educational and cultural agency says that the purpose of educating children is not only to foster their literacy and social advancement, but also to teach them where and how to have an abortion and to increase their tolerance for same-sex behavior. In its report, “Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All” released last week, UNESCO said that educated women reduce their risk of dying from pregnancy complications by adopting better hygiene practices, having skilled birth attendants, recognizing symptoms of bleeding or high blood pressure, and “by assessing how and where to have an...
  • FBI: Kids forced into prostitution for Super Bowl

    02/04/2014 2:21:24 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 4, 2014 5:07 PM EST | Katie Zezima
    Sixteen juveniles forced into working as prostitutes for the Super Bowl were rescued in the New York City area by the FBI in the weeks before the game, the agency said Tuesday. Officials said the children, some of whom had been reported missing by their families, ranged in age from 13 to 17. Six were found in Newark, N.J., six in New York City and four in New Haven, Conn. One of the minors, a 17-year-old girl, had spent the past two years with her pimp, said Michael Osborn, chief of the Violent Crimes Against Children unit at the FBI....
  • Pornographer’s daughter speaks out on the abuse of early exposure to porn

    02/03/2014 3:55:39 PM PST · by topher · 60 replies ^ | Mon Feb 03, 2014 17:23 EST | Colin Kerr
    News Print Article | Email Friend | Reprint Permissions Pornographer’s daughter speaks out on the abuse of early exposure to porn by Colin Kerr Mon Feb 03, 2014 17:23 EST February 3, 2014 ( – In a candid interview, the daughter of a famed pornographer about the abuse she underwent as a child through early exposure to pornography. Liberty Bradford Mitchell was the daughter of Artie Mitchell, whose life ended when he was shot by his brother and business partner, Jim, in 1991. The brothers ran a strip club and a pornography studio in San Francisco throughout the girl’s life....
  • 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,...
  • Gary woman admits selling baby for sex

    01/27/2014 10:00:36 AM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    HAMMOND, Ind. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A Gary, Ind. woman admitted this week that she sold a baby eight times to a Gary man for sex and was in the room for all the meetings except for the last one. Natisha Hillard, 25, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Hammond to one count of selling a child for sex and two counts of allowing a child to take part in child pornography, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
  • What happens when your son tells you he's really a girl

    01/25/2014 2:22:05 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 85 replies
    Maclean's ^ | Jan. 13, 2014 | Cathy Gulli
    Since the summer of 2012, Olie Pullen has kept in her bedroom closet a Wonder Woman costume, which she loves, but has struggled to actually wear. The plan had been to don it on Halloween two years ago, but when that day came, Olie, now 11, chose to be a vampire instead. Dressing up in the red and blue costume would have exposed her at school and around her Montreal neighbourhood in a way that didn't feel right yet: Olie was, after all, born a boy. Oliver. When he was a toddler, at his own insistence and to the surprise...
  • 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...
  • A call to my childhood rapist teacher (Alhambra, CA Vice Principal)

    01/21/2014 3:49:49 PM PST · by doug from upland · 29 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | 1-2014 | Jamie X
  • DCF deems alleged assault of boy, 11, ‘consensual’ sex

    01/21/2014 3:24:33 AM PST · by massmike · 23 replies ^ | 01/21/2014 | Matt Stout, Erin Smith
    An 11-year-old autistic Middleboro boy’s claim that he was sexually assaulted by another youth inside his foster home was dismissed as “consensual” sex by child welfare officials charged with protecting him, in a stunning case the boy’s family and school officials charge was plagued by missteps by the embattled Department of Children and Families. According to DCF investigative reports, police reports and letters, the boy — then 11 but with the cognitive ability of a 5- or 6-year-old, his father told police — was allegedly sexually assaulted by another youth in the foster home while the parents slept during the...
  • This kindergarten teacher took a little girl’s shirt off… TO PUNISH HER

    01/18/2014 10:24:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 64 replies
    daily caller ^ | eric owens
    he Daily Caller’s worst teacher of the week is a no-brainer this time: it’s Thomas Washburn, an Arizona kindergarten teacher who was yelling at all the kids in his class. Then, when one little girl got scared and hid her face in her shirt, Washburn allegedly removed her shirt completely, leaving her naked from the waist up. The little girl is six years old, reports local television station KTVK. The incident occurred on Wednesday at Adams Elementary School in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa. Police say Washburn, 54, was hollering at the 25 kids in his class for some reason....
  • Campbell Brown: Unions Won’t Support Bill to Keep Sex Predators Out of Classrooms

    01/17/2014 8:34:23 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 1/17/14 | Campbell Brown
    Two of the most powerful unions in the country have voiced objections to a bill that would provide better background checks for teachers, Campbell Brown writes in a Thursday Wall Street Journal column. After the Government Accountability Office found “hundreds of potential cases of registered sex offenders working in schools” across the United States in 2010, the House passed a bill that would streamline the vetting process and close inconsistencies across state lines. The bill is a common sense measure, according to Campbell, yet powerful teachers unions are opposed to the new standards. Anyone with violent or sexual convictions against...
  • Obama Administration Mandates Racism in Schools

    01/17/2014 2:59:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | January 17, 2014 | Mona Charen
    The Departments of Education and Justice have teamed up to make the lives of students in tough neighborhoods even tougher. Framed as a measure to combat discrimination against black and Hispanic children, the guidelines issued by the Obama administration about school discipline will actually encourage racial discrimination, undermine the learning environments of classrooms and contribute to an unjust race-consciousness in meting out discipline. Claiming that African-American and Hispanic students are more harshly disciplined than whites for the same infractions, the Obama administration now advises that any disciplinary rule that results in a "disparate impact" on these groups will be...
  • Titusville mother abused twin children over wrong homework, police say

    01/15/2014 2:40:17 PM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    WKMG ^ | Justin Warmoth
    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A Titusville woman was arrested on aggravated child abuse charges for allegedly abusing her fraternal twin children, arrest documents show. Police say Victoria Williams, 26, hit her 7-year-old boy and girl in the head with a belt and slammed their heads onto a table because they didn't get a homework problem correct.
  • Afghan Girl Believed to Be 10 Was Detained With Suicide Vest

    01/07/2014 9:26:28 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 7, 2014 | Sharona Schwartz
    An Afghan girl believed to be 10-years-old says that her brother and his friend forced her to wear a suicide vest and carry out an attack on police. The BBC reported that the girl, named Spogmai, could be as young as eight and is the sister of a prominent Taliban commander known as Zahir. According to Britain’s Daily Telegraph, her brother strapped her into the explosive harness and sent her across a river to her target, a border police checkpoint in Helmand province. In an interview after the ordeal, she said that she shouted “it’s cold and I can’t cross...
  • 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...
  • Italy court overturns paedophile conviction as 11-year-old 'in love'

    12/31/2013 2:17:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Italy's highest court has overturned the conviction of a 60-year-old man for having sex with an 11-year-old girl, because the verdict failed to take into account their "amorous relationship". Pietro Lamberti, a social services worker in Catanzaro in southern Italy, was convicted in February 2011 and sentenced to five years in prison for sexual acts with a minor. The verdict was later upheld by an appeals court. But Italy's supreme court ruled that the verdict did not sufficiently consider "the 'consensus', the existence of an amorous relationship, the absence of physical force, the girl's feelings of love"(continued)
  • Utah man sentenced for crime committed on LDS mission in Chubbuck

    12/30/2013 12:28:31 AM PST · by Colofornian · 153 replies ^ | Dec. 17, 2013 | Jimmy Hancock
    POCATELLO — A Cedar City, Utah, man convicted of felony injury to a child stemming from inappropriate contact with a 16-year-old child in 2012, was placed on probation Monday and sentenced to spend the next 10 days in Bannock County Jail. Derrick Starley was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chubbuck when the incident occurred. He was originally charged with sexual battery of child 16 or 17 years old... Starley pleaded guilty to the reduced charge in early November as part of a plea agreement through which prosecutors agreed that they would not...
  • SEE IT: Father films young son as he’s forced to run alongside car for ‘football training’

    12/19/2013 1:22:50 PM PST · by lowbridge · 61 replies ^ | december 18, 2013 | NINA GOLGOWSKI 
    It's a foul play deserving a free kick in the behind. A controversial video has surfaced showing a father forcing his young son to run alongside his car for “football training” while using expletives to encourage him go faster. The tiny tot, appearing only 5-years old, does his best to stay up to the vehicle's speed while running in Crocks, but as the video shows, it's not good enough. "We're going eight miles per hour. Come on. Pick that s--t up," the unidentified father calls.
  • Liberals, Unions and Teachers Find New Uses for Dead Children

    12/19/2013 8:53:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | December 19, 2013 | John Ransom
    Note: This article contains explicit language that some readers might find offensive. Liberals in Ohio have used the death of a 14-year-old homeschooler in order to try to pass legislation that would require all homeschooling families to first have a home visit by some bureaucrat or another to see if they’re worthy enough for homeschooling. 14-year old Teddy Foltz was pulled out of school by his mother because teachers suspected child abuse, the story goes. The child was subsequently beaten to death by the mother's boyfriend who is now serving a life sentence for murder and is eligible for parole...
  • Father, 32, and his domestic partner 'kept son, 9, captive for 8 months.......

    12/17/2013 6:46:34 PM PST · by Morgana · 43 replies
    mail online ^ | Ryan Gorman
    FULL TITLE: Father, 32, and his domestic partner 'kept son, 9, captive for 8 months and sexually tortured and abused him and used him for child porn' Two Alabama men have been charged with imprisoning and filming their sexual abuse of a minor for use in child pornography made with the son of one of the accused. Domestic partners Charles Dunnavant and Carl Herold face a litany of charges ranging from sexual torture and sodomy to exposing a person to an STD and child pornography production. Authorities are seeking a $1million cash bond for each of the accused, the boy...
  • [Illinois] Special Report: Abuse, neglect death toll was undercounted by DCFS over five years

    12/11/2013 1:59:34 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 10, 2013 | CHRIS FUSCO AND TONY ARNOLD
    The number of children who died from abuse or neglect over the past five years in Illinois is higher than the state’s child-welfare agency has reported, according to new figures from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The number of deaths in that time is 455, DCFS officials said — which is 11 more than the agency previously counted. DCFS officials blamed errors in “the department’s tracking and reporting system,” including counting as a single death some cases in which more than one child died. Acting DCFS boss Denise Gonzales ordered an audit of the death statistics on...
  • Stepdad beats toddler, mother charged with neglect

    12/07/2013 6:53:08 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 18 replies ^ | 12.06.2013 | Brett Crandall
    The mother of a three-year-old Harlingen girl was charged with neglect Friday, just three days after her husband was charged for beating up her toddler. Primera Police charged 29-year-old Sylvia Cortinas with child neglect and endangerment for failing to protect her daughter from her abusive stepfather. Cortina’s husband, Adolfo Garza Jr., was charged for severely beating her three-year-old daughter on Tuesday. "During our investigation, we learned the mom knew and believed the actor, Adolfo Garza, had the tendency to become violent toward the child and yet she didn't do anything to prevent him from being alone with the child,” Primera...
  • Illegal alien charged with molesting his own daughter for year

    12/02/2013 5:55:45 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 13 replies ^ | December 2, 2013 | Dave Gibson
    On Tuesday, police in American Canyon (Calif.) arrested Miguel Segura Roman, 39, after he reportedly spent several years sexually molesting his own daughter. The victim reported the attacks to her mother only three days earlier. The abuse began before the girl was ten, according to police. KCBS reported: [American Canyon police Chief Tracey] Stuart said Roman and the girl’s mother have been together for years and recently married. The couple have three other children younger than the alleged victim," according to Stuart. Roman has been charged with child molestation, continuing child molest over period of time, incest, sex with a...
  • Tucson couple held daughters captive in bedrooms up to two years: police

    11/28/2013 3:15:25 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 13 replies ^ | Nov 26, 2013 | DAVID SCHWARTZ
    (Reuters) - A Tucson couple were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding their daughters captive in the family's home in filthy conditions for up to two years, with the girls complaining they had not been allowed to bathe for months, police said. Police responded to the house on Tuesday after the two youngest girls, ages 12 and 13, ran to a neighbor's house and said their stepfather had kicked in their bedroom door and tried to attack them with a knife, Tucson police Captain Michael Gillooly told reporters. "During the course of the investigation, it was alleged by the...
  • Texas DA who prosecuted Tom DeLay has mud on face again

    11/27/2013 9:51:28 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11-27-13 | David Paulin
    Ronnie Earle's problematic record as Travis County District Attorney is coming back to haunt him - yet again. Earle, a Democrat, made a name for himself with some clever legal sophistry: specifically, he convinced a gullible jury in liberal Travis County, Texas, that former Republican House Speaker Tom DeLay was guilty of "money laundering" related to his funneling of campaign contributions to Republican candidates. A Texas Appeals Court recently dismissed the charges, ruling DeLay had broken no laws. Delay had called the prosecution the criminalization of politics. Now, another case overseen by Earle in the liberal enclave of Travis County...
  • Sharpstown principal, 2 administrators accused of failing to report abuse

    11/21/2013 11:48:46 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 22, 2013 | Ericka Mellon and Cindy George
    The lauded principal of Sharpstown High School and two other administrators were charged Thursday, accused of failing to tell police that students reported being sexually assaulted - in at least one case by a teacher, according to court records. Assistant principals Jason Thomson, 28, and Silvio Leiva, 50, were accused in criminal complaints of not reporting accusations by at least one male student in October that a Sharpstown teacher touched him inappropriately on campus. In a separate incident the same month, Principal Rob Gasparello, 58, is accused of not telling law enforcement authorities that a 16-year-old female student said she...
  • Video: Teacher’s Union President Says Common Core is Child Abuse

    11/17/2013 2:02:41 PM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 51 replies
    Mental Recession ^ | 11/16/2013
    At a Common Core forum held Tuesday at Ward Melville High School, Beth Dimino ripped New York State Education Commissioner John King, calling for his “resignation and firing” and describing the Common Core curriculum as a form of “child abuse.” Dimino is a 16-year science teacher in the Comsewogue School District, and serves as President of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association (PJSTA). Her speech, a short two-minute blast on the curriculum and its supporters received several outbursts of applause, as well as a standing ovation when she walked away from the podium. Here is the transcript of her speech:
  • Widowed father-of-three arrested for 'drugging his 12-year-old daughter

    11/11/2013 5:20:44 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 25 replies ^ | 11 November 2013 | PAUL THOMPSON
    A widowed father of three has been accused of drugging his 12-year-old daughter so he could have sex with her friend during sleepovers at his home during a three week period. Robert Chesters, of Lebanon, Connecticut, is alleged to have given his daughter a liquid sleeping aid so that he would not be disturbed when he slept with her friend. The 42 year old is alleged to have met the young girl when his daughter brought her to their home in for sleepovers in August. Police said text messages found on the girl's phone suggested Chesters was drugging his own...