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Labor of Love…Safety Never Sleeps

Dear Friends, Traditionally, Labor Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of American workers. We have a lot to be proud of and a lot to celebrate! Nowadays, hard-working Americans enjoy Labor Day as a day to take a break from their hard work and celebrate the unofficial end of summertime. Even though many …

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WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS

For Immediate Release September 1, 2016 WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS  Studies Show Menacing Threats from Youth Sexting Washington, D.C.—Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough™ (EIE), the pioneering internet safety organization, advises parents to learn from the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal and become vigilant about the predatory and emotional dangers …

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The Digitally Aware Parent (DAP): When a Kiss is Not Just a Kiss

It wasn’t that many years ago that Valentine’s day brought a lot of pressure to couples to “do the right thing” and buy the gift appropriate to how the “holiday” was viewed. I know my wife could care less and would rather I get the dishes done and help with the laundry throughout the year …

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Cyberbullying Challenges and Solutions

Nearly two weeks ago, Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old from Buffalo, New York, committed suicide. Jamey experienced severe bullying both at school and online. We mourn the loss of Jamey and other children who’ve experienced constant bullying and resorted to taking their own lives. While the media spotlight may shine a brief light on these tragedies, it’s important for …

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Summer Cyber Safety Made Simple

Because kids are not in school during the summer, they have more time to use the computer.  Consequently, you need to make sure your kids’ summertime cyber experiences are positive. To help you, we’ve created a simple acronym as a guidepost for steps you can take and tactics you can implement to protect your children …

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What is Morally Wrong Cannot be Politically Correct

Abe Lincoln said it best, “What is morally wrong cannot be politically correct.”  Yet the exponential pornification of our culture is contributing both directly and indirectly to the epidemic of child sexual abuse, and unfortunately, certain segments of our government are turning a blind eye. The U.S. spends trillions in military engagements overseas to prevent, …

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New Film by David Schwimmer Highlights that No Child Is Immune to Online Dangers

If you’re like me, you know David Schwimmer best for his role as the lovable paleontologist Ross in the hit NBC sitcom “Friends”.  Suffice it to say, I was a bit surprised when we were approached about a new film, Directed by Schwimmer called “Trust”.  The film is no comedy.  Instead,  “Trust” documents the raw …

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MTV: An unlikely, but welcomed voice in the battle to protect youth online

Since it’s premier on the entertainment stage in 1981, MTV has become one of the most recognized networks by young adults in America. Unfortunately, today MTV is no longer known for Music Television, but rather as a home to reality shows geared towards teenagers and young adults. Shows including Jersey Shore, Teen Mom, Skins, The …

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Unlikely Suspects: Predators in Disguise

One year ago, Daniel A. Woolverton, 35, was known as a father, a husband, a U.S. Army Lawyer, and a West Point Graduate.  Today, he is known among his neighbors, peers and kin as a pedophile, receiving a 37-year sentence for forcible sodomy with an infant.  When the FBI executed a search warrant, they uncovered …

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Our Culture Today: Drowning in Porn

This month’s New York Magazine included several articles under the banner “Drowning in Porn”, examining, in part, the impact the web-porn “tsunami” is having on the pornography industry, adults and children. As the series explains, the Internet served as “a distribution chute liberating [pornography] from the trench-coat ghetto of brown paper wrappers and seedy adult …

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