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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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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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Where Kids Play, Predators Prey

It’s an old saying, but a good one: “where kids play, predators prey.”  Before the advent of the Internet, we thought of pedophiles and predators as having access to children at park playgrounds, the mall and roller-skating rinks.  But today, kids are playing and socializing online with their peers, and predators and pedophiles are utilizing …

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Lessons from the Tragic Brian Betts Murder Case

Last month the body of 42-year-old Brian Betts was found slain, inside his home in Silver Spring, MD.  Betts was a well-loved Principal at Shaw Middle School, in Washington, D.C., respected by both his colleagues and students.  Unfortunately, this man who exhibited consistent leadership and thoughtfulness with his school community had a lapse in judgment …

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Protect Your Kids, Whether from Ph.D., Pauper or Priest

As the Catholic Church abuse crisis has entered a new international phase, it is clear that the church’s response has been, in the words of Ireland’s top Catholic cardinal, “hopelessly inadequate”.  In one case, a priest was convicted of abusing three boys and yet was allowed to resume work in the church and with children, …

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Alicia’s Story

Last week we launched our national Internet Safety 101SM Program. The press event (which you can watch in full on Ustream) featured footage from the DVD teaching series and compelling testimony from some of those included throughout our program. Today, I am posting an excerpt from Alicia Kozakiewicz, a survivor of a sexual predator. At …

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