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DanDare's Avatar Jump to comment 12 by DanDare

@nickhealey what you say is logically true. Child abuse is the correct term. Unfortunately it just doesn't stick with many people in this context. I'm not talking about people like us who haunt websites like this, I'm talking about the many other parents I meet and associate with who really need to be up in arms about the problem. They have a preset concept of how good and safe chaplains are and how harmless SRE teachers are. The child abuse label doesn't hold. On the other hand sexual predator grabs hold easily even when it is untrue! So, I have tested religious predator out and guess what? It grabs hold. Suddenly parents who felt ok about those harmless chaplains who help their kids are seeing that they are interfering with their kids.

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 13:44:40 UTC | #539860