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Documentation List May 2004

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Where sex offenders live -- and why you don't know, By Sean Webby, Mercury News & Sun, Dec. 14, 2003: About Megan’s Law in California

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AMBER Legislation (US)
The bill allows lifetime supervision of released sex offenders, extends the statute of limitations for child abductions and sex crimes, denies pretrial release for child rapists or child abductors and makes mandatory a life sentence for a two-time child sex offender.

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Part of text of Protect Act (US – against sex tourism)

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New sex-offender law broadens its reach to 1970 transgressions, By Ailene Torres;

Tribune, 22 April 2003

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Iowa Sex Offender Law Struck Down, by Davit Pitt, APNews, Feb 9, 2004

A federal judge on Monday struck down an Iowa law that prohibited convicted sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of schools and day-care centers.

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Schumer Proposes Sex Offender Bill, By Laura Mgrdichian, Suffolk Life Newspapers, April 23, 2003

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) presented new legislation on Monday that will require all states to provide the public with free, anonymous 24-hour online access to information about sexual offenders in their area.

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After five years, no one is ready for release, state officials say, By Kim Bell,

St. Louis (Missouri) Post-Dispatch, 03/08/2003
Missouri Keeps Sexually Violent Predators Locked Up.

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New Canadian Bill Wants to Abolish 'Artistic Merit' Clause; 'Artistic merit' defence already revised by Supreme Court; 2003-10-09, CBC News Online, Sandra Abma

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Sexual Offences Act 2003 – UK – full text.

This law, which includes the much talked about new offence of "grooming" and much else besides, is a very far-reaching measure which radically reforms the approach to sex offences.

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[New NZ] Sex law change protects boys; by Tracy Watkins & NZPA, 10 December 2003
Sex between women and boys under 16 is being outlawed after controversy over an affair between a Wellington swimming coach and teenage boy.

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[NSW} Age of consent for gay males will be cut to 16, says Labor, By Paola Totaro State, May 7 2003,

The age of consent for homosexual men will be lowered to 16 but will be buffered by tough new penalties for child sexual assault by adults in positions of trust, under an overhaul of NSW sex crime laws.

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Harsher laws in Swiss:

- Sisters force harsher laws on paedophiles, By Fiona Fleck in Geneva, 09/02/2004 - Voters in a Swiss referendum yesterday backed the introduction of some of Europe's harshest laws on violent criminals and paedophiles. &

- Mother of raped girl forces Swiss poll on 'life for paedophiles', By Fiona Fleck in Geneva, 08/02/2004 - Doris Vetsch wants parole to be abolished for "extremely violent and dangerous criminals" who would be locked away for life, regardless of age or health, "unless new scientific findings" show that they can be cured of their habits.

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Masturbation and the Law (Russia); From: History of Sexuality, 10 February 2004 - Masturbation still attracts the attention of legislators, especially those with nationalist-masculinist credentials.
In 2002 while a bill to amend the Russian Criminal Code regarding sexual crimes was being debated in the State Duma […] to make masturbation an offence attracting a fine.

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Changing Face of Japan's Juvenile Law - A Roundup of Legal News,, 21 November 2003

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Demand for shake-up of sex laws, by Claire Smith; The Scotsman, 6 October 2003.
MINISTERS are being called to introduce emergency legislation after a ruling by appeal court judges effectively lowered the male age of consent to 14.
The crime of "shameless indecency" was wiped from the statute books by judges who dismissed it as "Victorian rhetoric" […].

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[UK] Ministers to increase sentences for 'grooming', Press Association, November 3, 2003

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Expert on False Memories Faces Lawsuit (Elizabeth Loftus)

[… A] plaintiff report filed at the superior court of California in Solano County accused Loftus and several other parties of invasion of privacy, defamation, libel per se, negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress and damages.

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Letter to the Danish Minister of Justice, 1 February 2004
Question 9. Why does your government continue to encourage and condone the dreadful activities of the paedophile community by allowing the Danish Paedophile Association to operate it’s disgusting internet site [… link outdated …]from offices in the city of Copenhagen?

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Das Durchsuchsbefehl, Amtsgericht München, 30 Oktober 2003

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Boy Dangled Over Cliffs

This is about the hoary story about Los Angeles police detective Lloyd Martin and the boys dangled over cliffs in the mid-70's.

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Welcome to Wellington STOP. We offer help to STOP further sexual abuse.

We provide treatment for men and adolescents who have been sexually abusive.

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A terrible tradition is back in Afghanistan; Ahmad Hanayesh reports on fears that the sexual abuse of children is on the increase in the wake of the war;

Saturday March 8, 2003, The Guardian

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Child abuse, child pornography and the internet, Executive summary, by John Carr, Internet Consultant, NHC. (PDF File)

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Reports about Catholic Clerics

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Pedophiles Seek Online Support, Societal Acceptance; | 6/13/03 | Steve Brown;
Article about Free Spirits, Girl Love Garden, BoyChat, Philia, and other sites and forums; defenders and attackers are quoted in the article.

According to Barry Maddox, spokesperson for the FBI's Baltimore, Md., office, the sites are "totally legal." […] Pornographic images, literature or any other sexually explicit content are nowhere to be found on these sites.

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Several articles and comments about the law suit of a student against being punished at school for a web site critical of school. Several authors & sources, o.a. ACLU. – A PDF File.

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Interview mit Dieter Gieseking, Krumme 13, in Campo de Criptana, Heft 1, 4 Quartal 2004. (Deutsch)

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Two interviews: a convicted pedophile, Scott, and a therapist, Dr Pranzone, By Chris Italia, January 22, 2004

- Mind of a pedophile: Convicted child abuser admits sickness &

- No cure for pedophiles; Without getting to the root, problem will persist.

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When does a snapshot of a mother breast-feeding her child become kiddie porn? Ask the Richardson police. BY THOMAS KOROSEC
Never did Jacqueline Mercado imagine that four rolls of film dropped off at an Eckerd Drugs one-hour photo lab near her home would turn her life inside out, threaten to send her to jail and prompt the state to take away her kids.
[A Part of this file is in Ipce's Newsletter E16, May 2004]

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