The guilty verdict for Jerry Sandusky is a great victory for those who have experienced child sexual abuse. Likewise, there is also a HUGE lesson to be learned by this case and many others. Public behavior is not indicative of private behavior. Thus, we as parents, must be watchful and discerning of adults with whom our children interact. Trust is earned, NOT given. Never make the mistake of assuming that teachers, coaches, doctors, neighbors, or even family members are trustworthy by the mere virtue of their profession, demeanor, or familial status.
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GERMANY - A man looks with interest at the child sitting in front of him in the metro, as a voice asks off-screen: “Do you like children in ways that you shouldn’t?”
“Help is available,” adds the advertisement broadcast on German television and over the Internet, urging people who feel sexually attracted to children to join a unique therapy program called “Don’t offend.”
Launched some 11 years ago, the largely publicly-funded project by Berlin’s top university hospital Charite calls on pedophiles to undertake a treatment that helps them control their urges.
LOS ANGELES, CA - Are all the allegations just made up? Long after his death, accusations of child molestation continue to dog Michael Jackson’s legacy. This time, a new victim claims that the King of Pop paid her $900,000 to buy her silence. And there are checks to prove it.
Was Michael Jackson just a dirty pedophile who got away with it? Did the King of Pop abuse his celebrity power to repeatedly coerce and silence victims?
Those ugly questions are now surfacing again, thanks to another child molestation accusation. The latest lawsuit, filed this week, comes from a woman who claims that she was sexually molested as a young girl in the 80s and 90s.
KITCHENER, CANADA — "I was in error," Justice Michael Epstein said. With that admission, the judge revealed he will now consider jailing pedophile Dan Magda forever.
It's the latest twist in a long-running case that has angered victims and shaken the justice system, while struggling to keep up with the law.