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DA prosecutes mom who gave teen son condoms, USA: 14th January 2001
You find out your teenage son is having sex. So what do you do? Do you try to stop him? Do you protect him by buying him condoms? Do you talk to him about it? Do you tell a priest? Guidance counselors? The police?
A 33-year-old Baraboo mother bought her son condoms, and could face up to 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine because Sauk County prosecutors think she made the wrong decision.
Because she told police she did not stop her 13-year-old son from having oral sex and sexual intercourse with his 15-year-old girlfriend, prosecutors allege, the mother failed to prevent her child from being sexually abused - and that's a felony.

Daily Mail, How the NSPCC faked child abuse stories to generate cash; Daily Mail (UK), 11th September 2007  
Children's charity the NSPCC has become the latest high profile organisation to be involved in a faking scandal - this time with made-up examples of child abuse. In a letter sent out to generate donations, the society used a number of shocking examples of cruelty to young people. These featured a young girl who rang the service and talked of a baby-sitter "doing things to her she didn't like". [...] But the NSPCC used made-up stories to get donations. 

Daily Mail, Woman who falsely accused her father of rape reveals 'doctors hijacked my mind'; 26th October 2007 
Eleven years ago, Katrina, now 37, accused the father [ ... ...] 
It would be several tortured months before it finally emerged that these unfolding memories were pure fantasy - the drug-induced ramblings of a woman pushed to the brink of sanity by a controversial form of psychotherapy known as recovered memory syndrome

Davis, Nick, The end of digging; As the Jersey case shows, the modern media never lets the pursuit of fact get in the way of a good story; The Guardian 08-11-14 
When the Jersey police this week confessed that - contrary to so many ghoulish news stories - they have, in truth, no evidence of children being murdered and buried in an old children's home on the island, they laid the blame at their own door. That tells only part of the story. [...] 
The guilty party who escaped unnamed from Warcup's account was the press. This should be no secret. In May, in Media Guardian, I analysed three months of stories about secret graves and torture chambers, all of which were provably false. Any journalist with their brain engaged could see that the stories were unsound. And yet everybody published them. 

De Leon, Virginia & Learning, Sara, A Chilling effect; Spokesman Review, April 18, 2007 
Changing times and a growing awareness of child abuse have led to greater distrust of adults who work with children, prompting stricter rules in churches, Boy Scouts and other organizations. That means less one-on-one contact between children and adult mentors, so relationships that could steer at-risk kids away from trouble take longer to build. 

Denizet-Lewis, Benoit, 'Boy Crazy: NAMBLA: The Story of a Lost Cause',  in: Boston Magazine, May 2001
A fail media trial to write objectively about NAMBLA.
[...] Could NAMBLA's founders have had any idea that they would become America's symbol of organized depravity? That a group founded mostly by eccentric, boy-loving leftists would come to be considered Public Enemy Number One in the nation's battle against child sexual abuse? "Never mind the fact that NAMBLA has never been a very large or influential organization," says Philip Jenkins, a professor of history and religious studies at Pennsylvania State University and the author of Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America. "But it fit our need then, and still does today, to think of child molesters as being part of an immense, vast, powerful conspiracy that moves in elite circles. NAMBLA has become the acceptable symbol to blame for a lot of what has gone wrong morally in America over the last 20 years." [..] 

Dexheimer, Eric, Teacher still marred by unproven sexual misconduct charges; Woman accused of sex with students five years ago got license back but not her job; The American Statesman, August 19, 2007 
What the jury didn't know was that Sam already had confessed at a church camp that he'd fabricated his story of sex with his teacher. According to a deposition, he said he'd felt
pressured by school administrators, whom he estimated had interrogated him between 10 and 20 times.

Dick, Sandra, Protection risks doing more harm than good; Scotsman.com, 18 Jan 2005 
Indeed, this is just the latest in a long line of directives issued by nervous organisations the length and breadth of the country which have left adults having to think twice about throwing their arms around a sobbing child, tending to a scraped knee or even speaking to a youngster that doesn't happen to be their own.
No wonder many parents and child-care experts are now questioning whether the main reason for so many increasingly bizarre rules is to protect organisations from today's "claims culture" - at the expense of children who are increasingly become "untouchables". 

Dickerson, Brian, Fearmongers still feed on sex offender anxiety; Free Press, August 14, 2006 
Michigan's online sex-offender registry is a grab bag of 39,000 residents prosecuted for everything from teenage promiscuity to violent sexual assault. [...]
The newest outbreak occurred last week in Warren, where City Council members directed their staff to draft an ordinance barring anyone on Michigan's sex-offender registry from the city's 20 public parks and two community recreation centers.

Dodson, Chuck, The spectacular achievements of media control - A serious take-off of Noam Chomsky's vital "Media Control" speech, now a book; 1994-'97; Nonsilent Press.

When most Americans think about aggression in our society, our first thoughts are apt to include children being abused and/or killed by sick or outrightly criminal adults. We usually don't consider the somewhat broader context of what is going on behind the use of these issues, or the time periods in which they are most emphasized; in fact, in not seeing this we miss out on a crucial issue that comes down to what kind of society we want to live in.

Douglass, Frederick, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" 5 July 1852
While not intended so, a reading of this moving speech leads me to see many similarities to the way the matter of 'paedophiles' is handled in many places today -- including the condemnation of church leaders.... NJ.

DPA Member, The myths versus the facts 
Pedophile sexuality is unlike that of adult heterosexuality or homosexuality. 

Drehle, David Von, The Myth About Boys; The Time, July 26, 2007 
Worrying about our boys -- reading and writing books about them, wringing our hands over dire trends and especially taking more time to parent them -- is paying off. The next step is to let them really blossom, and
for that we have to trust them, give them room. The time for fearing our
sons, or fearing for their futures, is behind us. The challenge now is
to believe in them. 

Dumay, Jean-Michel, "The ambiguities in the campaign against paedophilia", in Le Monde, Saturday 25 March 2000

Dumay, Jean-Michel, Les équivoques du combat contre la pédophilie, par Jean-Michel Dumay, Le Monde, 24 mars 2000

Dyer, Clare, Alert over false diagnoses of child abuse; Widely-used evidence can be unreliable, judge warns; December 22, 2003, The Guardian.
A senior high court judge has warned doctors and lawyers that a method widely used in investigating cases of suspected child sex abuse could lead to "grave miscarriages of justice". The warning will add to concerns about the reliability of child abuse investigations in the wake of a series of cases in which mothers accused of murdering their children have eventually been cleared.