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Good old "Christian Family" once again....

Original post made by Annon, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Nov 12, 2009

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Posted by annon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:24 am

That topic title was meant to read:

Good old "Christian Family Values" once again.

It is evident that organised religion breeds sexual deprivation, resulting molestations and more serious crimes against children on a GRAND and National scale, over and over again throughout history.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:30 am

nice try...unfortunately, child molestation is an equal opportunity crime: christians, jews, muslims, buddhists, hindus and everybody else under the sun does it. It's easy to commit such crimes and most people seem not to care and rarely believe the child victim. sad

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Posted by 2ME4U
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 12, 2009 at 4:21 pm

I do think the Catholic church has a higher rate of this behavior in the U.S. than other religions because the priests are not allowed to marry. People trying to hide from their true sexual identity and hoping giving their life to god will fix it. It's a long explaination on my side and people wouldn't read it all so I'll leave it at that. I will not indite all religions, all Catholic priests, Christians and so on because of the actions of a few. I do hate the stories though of the congregation or higher ups in the church silencing these stories and just moving their priest to a new parish.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:53 pm

Unfortunately, children and vulnerable adults are the targets of sexual abuse. Some child molesters are single and others are married. The majority of child molesters are not strangers and they come from all walks of life. It has to do with power and control over other persons and nothing to do with hiding from one's sexual identity. All clergy are not involved in sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults. It is not as some people have claimed, merely an unpleasant trauma. There are lifetime consequence for survivor's of child sexual abuse. Please support any legislation specifically to protect children and vulnerable adults from adult sexual predators.

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Posted by 2ME4U
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:31 pm

Why so few comments on this truely horrible crime but hundreds on the mall guy? P-Town priorities? Because it's not a NIMBY situation? Because it's on of their own? The silence is deafening.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:39 pm

Silence helps maintain the sexual abuse of innocent children and vulnerable adults. It also protects the perpetrator. Now you know why the sexual violence against innocent never ends.

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