Category Archives: Children’s rights

Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason

 Sean Faircloth served five terms in the Maine Legislature. Faircloth served on the Judiciary and Appropriations Committees. In his last term Faircloth was elected Majority Whip by his colleagues. An accomplished legislator, Faircloth successfully spearheaded over thirty laws, including the … Continue reading

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Kidnapped for Christ trailer

Kidnapped for Christ follows the stories of several American teenagers who were sent to Escuela Caribe, an American-run Evangelical Christian reform school in The Dominican Republic. Category:Film & Animation Tags: * Escuela Caribe * Troubled Teen Industry * Documentary * … Continue reading

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Childhood religious grooming is unethical and can be emotionally abusive.

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The Hitting Stops Here! A campaign for teaching kindness and respect in schools everywhere.

The Hitting Stops Here! A campaign for teaching kindness and respect in schools everywhere. www.TheHittingStopsHere.com! !  info@thehittingstopshere.com, 408.509.6835 September 29, 2011 New York Representative Carolyn McCarthy’s federal bill for banning USA school corporal punishment, HR 3027, news reports and PSA: www.thehittingstopshere.com/McCarthyNewsBillPSA.pdf REP … Continue reading

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Robert Kunzman: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child vs. the Parental Rights Movement

Today’s post is from Robert Kunzman, author of Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling. Kunzman spent ten years as a high school teacher, coach, and administrator and is currently an associate professor in the Indiana … Continue reading

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Logically, morally, humanely and scientifically, the debate on spanking is dead

10 Saturday Sep 2011 Posted by Michael Goldfield in Child Abuse ≈ 2 Comments IN PUBLIC FORUMS on the internet, we have lively debates over whether Hitler was a hero or whether or not the holocaust ever occurred. We could also probably find a debate over whether … Continue reading

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Child hatred is so common we never notice it

It is not that some parents do not know how to love, there is actually an undercurrent of child hate and prejudice in our culture. Looking back at the history of children it is not hard to pick up the … Continue reading

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Imagine a new idea as vital as democracy.

Imagine a new idea as vital as democracy. Now imagine helping it spread quickly throughout the world! Child Honouring is one such idea, an idea whose time has come. We invite you to be a part of the global movement that … Continue reading

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Forcing children into faith is ethically objectionable

The indoctrination of children is done without their informed consent. How could a three year old child be informed? Forcing children into faith is ethically objectionable for that reason alone, but on top of this, the process deliberately: fosters an … Continue reading

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This beautiful young man was needlessly taken from us

  Reposted from the website Milkboys. Last Sunday we lost another friend. Caio Lhennysson da Silva, 18, was found dead on a farm. He was half-naked; his mouth was full of sand and his body was showing signs of strangulation. … Continue reading

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