Thursday, August 14, 2014

Stopping Child Sexual Predators

Some “experts” claim that child sexual predators can be cured and can actually become part of the solution to keep children safe. While there may be some small truth in this, it’s mostly fantasy. Look at the following illustration.

As the diagram shows, most child molesters, are predators, but not all. Of those who fall outside the predatory category, most are children who sexually abuse other, usually younger, children as an experiment; or those who are merely mimicking behavior to which they have been exposed. Some mentally ill child molesters also might be considered non-predatory. With proper treatment, supervision and accountability, these child molesters in these three categories might be “curable.” Emphasis on might.  (more...)

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