Why Do Right Wing Christian Families Think They “Own” Their Children?

"In the Iron Age mindset of the Bible writers, children are not individual persons who have their own thoughts, with corresponding rights. Rather, like livestock and slaves, they are possessions of the male head of household, and the biblical framework governing treatment of children is property laws, not individual rights laws."The term chattelrefers to moveable personal property, economic assets that are not real estate. In the Bible, children, like slaves and livestock, are chattel. Male … [Read more...]

HOME SCHOOL ABUSE “Dear Frank, I think there’s going to be an epidemic of homeschool abuse survivors in the next 10 – 20 years, if there isn’t one already…”

"Believe it or not, some homeschool kids have been so severely neglected that they don't have the skills to function on their own, yet staying at home perpetuates the problem. Additionally, when they leave their families, they lose what little support they may have had..."I just received this letter on my FACEBOOK message page. I asked the author if I could share it. I'm withholding her (and several other) names for her safety. And yes, this is really happening right here in … [Read more...]

Christians’ Constitutional Religious “Right” to Discriminate and Abuse Post-Hobby-Lobby, Wheaton and Gordon

Q: What kind of mental breakdown causes parents to pack a six-year-old girl off to a boarding school 500 to 1000 miles away that’s run by sadists and rapists?A: Evangelical delusional thinking that's what.In the case of tens of thousands of evangelical missionaries the delusional breakdown that led to child abandonment was caused by believing that "all that stands between God burning the lost to death forever and their salvation is-- me!"And this "GOD" means business! After all, HE k … [Read more...]

Who Do You Believe Dylan Farrow or Woody Allen?

Child abuse matters. So does justice. Accusations that Woody Allen abused his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, recently filled the headlines...Here's an excerpted part of the "Open Letter" from Dylan Farrow that was reprinted in the New York Times. Please read it and then read part of Woody Allen's excerpted response. Who do you believe?   *** (A note from Nicholas Kristof) "In 1993, accusations that Woody Allen had abused his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, filled the headlines, … [Read more...]

My Huffington LIVE Interview About Google/Facebook and Human Trafficking

Facebook and Google are the human trafficking highway. They have allowed their sites to be used for promoting the modern slave trade. Here's my Huff Post LIVE segment on this issue. It's time to shame Google and Facebook into doing more than promising they'll do something.  Please watch. HERE   … [Read more...]


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