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[10 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
An Epidemic of Child Molestation

William Butler Yeats wrote, “The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.” Sadly, this is not the case for our youth today, nor it seems, has it been the case for our children for far too many years. Many of our children have not been allotted “time” to be innocent. The revelations and allegations about former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky have made us aware once again that children are far too often victims of prey. And this is certainly not limited to Penn State, or other college …

Child Abuse/Domestic Violence, Education &raquo

[10 Nov 2011 | 14 Comments | ]
Penn State Closes Insulated Door to Joe Paterno

As a resident of Pennsylvania, I always wanted to attend Penn State. My first foray there was to compete in a forensics tournament. I stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn and was completely awestruck by the beauty of the campus. Even then the name of Joe Paterno, JoePa, was synonymous with Penn State. I did my undergrad work at another university, but did some grad work at Penn State until I started my family.  Still, I called it a home in my heart and have watched many Penn State games …

Blogging, Child Abuse/Domestic Violence, women's rights &raquo

[30 Sep 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Internet Pornography and Domestic Violence

There are conflicting interpretations about what constitutes pornography. Perhaps we should consider how former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart defined obscenity, “…I know it when I see it.” The same can be said of pornography, whether it is soft porn or hard-core. And like it or not, it is pervasive on the Internet. Pornography has now become a complex and contributing factor to domestic violence. Today more and more abused women are reporting that their abuser regularly views pornography on the Internet.
Kay Card, Director of  Safe Harbor Women’s Shelter stated, …

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