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Waiton, Stuart, Fear goes with the fences, 04/01/2002 Times Educational Supplement 
Most of the teachers I speak to feel uncomfortable with the development of prison camps once known as schools. Surely something must be done to stop the future generation growing up to be even more paranoid.

Wall, French, 
L'Affaire Foley
; GuideMagazine November 2006 
A high-profile crusader for so-called "decency" and author and co-sponsor of internet censorship legislation, Foley has made a career of attacking those who engage in the same behavior he himself so lustily enjoys.

Warner, Judith, Dude, You've Got Problems; A New York Times Blog, April 16, 2009
Early this month, Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover, an 11-year-old boy from Springfield, Mass., hanged himself after months of incessantly being hounded by his classmates for being "gay."

Warren, Jennifer, Living with sex offender housing laws; Los Angeles Times, November 1, 2006 
"Probation and parole supervisors cannot effectively monitor . . . offenders who are living under bridges, in parking lots, in tents at parks or at interstate truck stops,". 
Despite such concerns, Iowa's Legislature has declined to overhaul the law. One member, Republican Sen. Larry McKibben, acknowledged that "things may not be working the way we'd hoped." But in an election year, he said, legislators would not support anything "making life easier for these pariahs."
Iowa is among about 20 states and hundreds of communities that have adopted rules governing where released sex felons may live.

West, D.J., Boys and Sexual Abuse: An English Opinion, in: Archives of Sexual Behavior, 12/1998
In view of the popular stereotype of priestly pederasts chasing after choir boys and the many newspaper reports of scoutmasters and the like "interfering" with boys under their care, the initial lack of professional interest seems odd, but probably reflects a tradition that boys should be able to look after themselves.
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What Ever Happened To Play? 22nd April 2001 [USA, source & Author unknown]
Theresa Collins lives next to a park, but her kids don't play there all that often. For one thing, all three of her children lead busy lives, what with school, piano lessons, soccer practice and the constant distraction of the home computer. What's more, she fears that the park is dangerous. "I've heard of people exposing themselves there," says Theresa, a 42-year-old special-education teacher in Sarasota, Fla. And while she's not sure if the scary stories are true, she would rather be safe than sorry, like so many other contemporary parents. Her daughter Erica, 9, isn't allowed to visit the park without her brother Christopher, 11, who wasn't permitted to play alone there until about a month ago. As for Matthew, 16, who might have supervised Christopher, he avoids the park by choice. He favors video games.

When a Picture is Worth a Thousand Worries, Canada:, December 26th 2000
A recent child pornography case discussed in Canadian newspapers has serious implications for everyone. Why? Let's look at the details first.
In February 2000, an Ottawa area man, Andrzej Mikuta, was charged with making child pornography because of photos of his 4-year-old son. The Children's Aid Society immediately removed his two children from his home. [...]
Young kids know that nudity is natural. They have fun doing ordinary things in their homes without clothes on. But as soon as there is one private picture of this, their parents become the worst criminals. They may immediately lose their children, their job, their reputation -- long before any trial. They are guilty until proven innocent. And to prove or sustain innocence, they must undergo a humiliating psychological program.
Our culture has a phobia about unclothed bodies. [...]
The real perversion isn't nudity, it's fear and loathing of it.

White, Bill, 'Deliver Us From Evil' is a heartbreaking look at broken trust;  Seatle PI, November 10, 2006 
"Deliver Us From Evil," a documentary on Father Oliver O'Grady, whose crimes as a sexual predator were covered up for nearly a decade by the Catholic Church, is such a level-headed, even-handed treatment of a controversial subject that it makes most other
documentaries look like temper tantrums. [...] 
The interviews with O'Grady are disturbingly candid. He sees his actions not as criminal, but as a mere compromising of priestly ideals. [...] Berg films the families of the victims in real space. They are not talking heads, but real people.

The Wichita Eagle, Legislature Didn't Get Jessica's Law Right; Editorial, December 26, 2006 
No bill enjoyed more attention, debate and, frankly, grandstanding from the 2006 Legislature than Jessica's Law. [...] That should have meant its problems would be pre-emptively addressed before passage.

Wilson, Dan, Judge takes stand against sex offender registry; Waupaca case raises underage-consent issue; Post-Crescent, May 4, 2006 
A Waupaca County judge has ordered convicted sex offender Sam Roloff's name to be added to the state's sex offender registry, but not until nearly 100 years have passed
Circuit Judge Philip Kirk said the list, which now numbers more than 18,000 people, is rendered useless when it includes people like Roloff who engaged in consensual sex with underage parties. 

Wilson, Paul:
McHarry, Mark,
  Two Sane Perspectives on Man-Boy Love, From Gay Community News (Boston), December, 1983, Book Review pp. 1-8; Reviews of 

The Man They Called A Monster, Paul Wilson, Cassell Australia Limited, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia, 1981, 150pp., $12.00

The Sexual Aspect of Paedophile Relations, Theo Sandfort, PAN/Spartacus, Amsterdam, 1982, 136pp., $12.50

Both books show the harm in the current blanket ban on any adult-child relation involving sex. Whether society will come to see this as worse than man-boy relations themselves will probably depend on whether pederasts/pedophiles and young people are able to organize and right for their rights.

Withers, Edwin, Victim of false paedophile slurs tells of his torment; peterleemail.co.uk, 2nd August 2008 
A FORMER miner has told how he contemplated suicide after being hounded 
by rumour-mongers who branded him a paedophile. Edwin Withers says he has suffered years of physical and mental abuse after a whispering campaign against him started eight years ago. Since the false rumours began, his marriage has broken down and close friends have stopped talking to him.

Woo, Elaine, Vern Bullough Obituary; Vern Bullough, 77; Prolific Author Was Scholar of Sex History; Elaine Woo, LA Times, July 2, 2006  
Bullough, 77, who died of cancer June 21 at his Westlake Village home, eventually channelled his curiosity into a career as one of the most prolific scholars of sex, who wrote, co-wrote or edited nearly 50 books on topics ranging from prostitution to transgenderism.

Worden, Amy, Expanded Megan's Law offers wider information to parents; Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau, Dec. 11, 2006 
Under recent changes to Pennsylvania's Megan's Law, the state police Web site provides more information on thousands of registered sex offenders. The site has been updated with the street address, municipality or prison where the registrant lives.  

Wypijewski,, Joann, 

Priest Abuse and Recovered Memory; in: September/October, 2004, issue of Legal Affairs.
The accusations against Shanley rely on a psychological theory called dissociated or repressed memory. [...] One of Ford's first therapists, Robert Azrak, testified in a deposition that "there is no scientific basis" for the type of recovered memories described in this case.

Crisis of Faith; Carnal Knowledge; The Nation, March 16, 2009 [An article about Father Paul Shanley] 
There was no evidence in the case, just a claim that depended entirely on faith. Dr. Brown was in the courtroom to give it the imprimatur of science. 
"Decades of research and scientific debate have clarified over and over again that the notion of traumatic events being somehow 'repressed' and later accurately recovered is one of the most pernicious bits of folklore ever to infect psychology and psychiatry." 
The Passion Of Father Paul Shanley, in: Legal Affairs - date not mentioned. 
The criminal charges against Shanley, 73, are rooted in the "recovered memories" of one man, Gregory Ford, whose claims, it now turns out, will never be tested in court. 
The accusations against Shanley rely on a psychological theory called dissociated or repressed memory.