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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

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CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST FIGHTS PEDOPHILE WEBSITE


Google hosts 'boy love' siteFamily counselor presses Web giant to dump it

Posted: April 11, 20061:00 a.m. Eastern

© 2006 WorldNetDaily.com

A marriage and family therapist intern is trying to convince Google to drop a website from its popular, free blog host that promotes "boy love," sexual relationships between men and adolescents.

Stacy L. Harp of Orange, Calif., told WorldNetDaily one of the readers of her weblog pointed out the site, called "Paiderastia: The Boy Love Revival."
At the top of its homepage, the site explains it's all about "erotic/mentor/spiritual love between adolescents and adults."

Harp said, however, that not long after she exposed it yesterday morning, the "Paiderastia" site removed its most recent posts, including one dated April 9.

Also removed, according to Harp, was a podcast – a file with a radio-style report – that mocked the FBI. It was created through the podcast provider Liberated Syndication.

The site now begins with a Feb. 15 post that outlines the "Boylove Code of Ethics," which includes this rule: "Intimacy with a boy should never develop into a sexual relationship without the boy fully consenting and understanding the social, legal, and health implications of the relationship."

Harp, who also has a company called Active Christian Media, said that as "somebody who has recovered from child sexual abuse and has been working for four years as a therapist" she got "ticked off" when she saw the "boy love" website.

Harp spoke with a secretary at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., but was told she must go to the company's help-desk page online and fill out a complaint.

Harp had done that before with another complaint – when homosexual activists slandered her online – and got no response.

Google's Mountain View, Calif., office has not responded to WND's request for comment.
U.S. officials hunting child predators have considered websites like "Paiderastia" low priority because they are not explicit. But Harp fears such sites could lure children.
"It plays into the normalization of it," she said. "The more you have it out there the more it's available for children to see. Children are easily influenced."


As WND reported in 2003, Amazon.com sold subscriptions to the North American Man/Boy Love Association's official magazine, a periodical entered as evidence in a lawsuit involving the murder of a 10-year-old boy. The online book-seller later dropped the magazine.

The publication figured prominently in a $200-million federal lawsuit alleging NAMBLA incites members to "rape male children" and "serves as a conduit for an underground network of pedophiles in the U.S." The group was defended by the American Civil Liberties Union.

In 1999, in response to an organized protest, the company dropped a book published by NAMBLA called "Varieties of Man/Boy Love." However, it continues to sell a similar title, "Understanding Loved Boys and Boylovers," by David L. Riegel, a retiree who operates a chat forum for pedophiles.

Amazon.com sells "boy lovers" book.

Amazon has stated it does not endorse "Understanding Boys and Boylovers," but insists "people have the right to choose their own reading material."

The bookseller says, "Our goal is to support freedom of expression and to provide customers with the broadest selection possible so they can find, discover, and buy any title they might be seeking."

Nevertheless, Amazon decided to drop a book called "Varieties of Man/Boy Love," pointing out it had an image on the cover that bordered on "kiddie porn." The bookseller argued further that Riegel's book, in contrast, is not a "how to."

The previous month, a WorldNetDaily inquiry into Wal-Mart's sale of NAMBLA's "Varieties of Man/Boy Love," on its website prompted the retail giant to drop the title and others of a similar nature. WalMart.com spokeswoman Cynthia Lin said the book slipped through the company's screening process, noting it sells more than 500,000 books.

As WorldNetDaily reported in 2002, Riegel's book says men who become involved in sexual relationships with boys "are sincere, concerned, loving human beings who simply have – and were probably born with – a sexual orientation that is neither understood nor accepted by most others."

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Amazon defends sale of pedophile book
Amazon.com accused of aiding molesters
Amazon offers pedophile handbook
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Google hosts 'boy love' siteFamily counselor presses Web giant to dump it
Posted: April 11, 20061:00 a.m. Eastern
© 2006 WorldNetDaily.com
A marriage and family therapist intern is trying to convince Google to drop a website from its popular, free blog host that promotes "boy love," sexual relationships between men and adolescents.
Stacy L. Harp of Orange, Calif., told WorldNetDaily one of the readers of her weblog pointed out the site, called "Paiderastia: The Boy Love Revival."
At the top of its homepage, the site explains it's all about "erotic/mentor/spiritual love between adolescents and adults."
Harp said, however, that not long after she exposed it yesterday morning, the "Paiderastia" site removed its most recent posts, including one dated April 9.
Also removed, according to Harp, was a podcast – a file with a radio-style report – that mocked the FBI. It was created through the podcast provider Liberated Syndication.
The site now begins with a Feb. 15 post that outlines the "Boylove Code of Ethics," which includes this rule: "Intimacy with a boy should never develop into a sexual relationship without the boy fully consenting and understanding the social, legal, and health implications of the relationship."
Harp, who also has a company called Active Christian Media, said that as "somebody who has recovered from child sexual abuse and has been working for four years as a therapist" she got "ticked off" when she saw the "boy love" website.
Harp spoke with a secretary at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., but was told she must go to the company's help-desk page online and fill out a complaint.
Harp had done that before with another complaint – when homosexual activists slandered her online – and got no response.
Google's Mountain View, Calif., office has not responded to WND's request for comment.
U.S. officials hunting child predators have considered websites like "Paiderastia" low priority because they are not explicit. But Harp fears such sites could lure children.
"It plays into the normalization of it," she said. "The more you have it out there the more it's available for children to see. Children are easily influenced.

As WND reported in 2003, Amazon.com sold subscriptions to the North American Man/Boy Love Association's official magazine, a periodical entered as evidence in a lawsuit involving the murder of a 10-year-old boy. The online book-seller later dropped the magazine.
The publication figured prominently in a $200-million federal lawsuit alleging NAMBLA incites members to "rape male children" and "serves as a conduit for an underground network of pedophiles in the U.S." The group was defended by the American Civil Liberties Union.
In 1999, in response to an organized protest, the company dropped a book published by NAMBLA called "Varieties of Man/Boy Love." However, it continues to sell a similar title, "Understanding Loved Boys and Boylovers," by David L. Riegel, a retiree who operates a chat forum for pedophiles.
Amazon.com sells "boy lovers" book.
Amazon has stated it does not endorse "Understanding Boys and Boylovers," but insists "people have the right to choose their own reading material."
The bookseller says, "Our goal is to support freedom of expression and to provide customers with the broadest selection possible so they can find, discover, and buy any title they might be seeking."
Nevertheless, Amazon decided to drop a book called "Varieties of Man/Boy Love," pointing out it had an image on the cover that bordered on "kiddie porn." The bookseller argued further that Riegel's book, in contrast, is not a "how to."
The previous month, a WorldNetDaily inquiry into Wal-Mart's sale of NAMBLA's "Varieties of Man/Boy Love," on its website prompted the retail giant to drop the title and others of a similar nature. WalMart.com spokeswoman Cynthia Lin said the book slipped through the company's screening process, noting it sells more than 500,000 books.
As WorldNetDaily reported in 2002, Riegel's book says men who become involved in sexual relationships with boys "are sincere, concerned, loving human beings who simply have – and were probably born with – a sexual orientation that is neither understood nor accepted by most others."
SPECIAL OFFER: To understand the ever-expanding sexual revolution in America, get one of the most-talked-about books of the year, David Kupelian's "The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as Freedom."
Previous stories:
Child-sex book canceled after WND report
New book promotes sex with children
Bush labeled 'a--hole' in new Google bomb
Amazon sells 'deadly' pedophile magazine
WalMart.com drops pedophile book
Amazon defends sale of pedophile book
Amazon.com accused of aiding molesters
Amazon offers pedophile handbook
Pedophile advocate featured at university
'Nothing new' in book condoning child sex
Google map says Taiwan part of China
Google goes ballistic after getting Googled
Christian Exodus banned from Google ads
Google blocks ad for anti-Clinton book
Google still runs anti-DeLay ads
Google money engine for Democrats only
Google censoring conservative ads?
Google: Big Media has higher quality
Google censoring search results in China
Google bars 'hate' sites' ads, but runs porn ads
Google bans Christian ad
Google 'miserable failure': It's Bush

1 Comments:

  • At Thursday, April 27, 2006, Blogger BJ said…

    Hello Forrest,
    I just found you blog and have enjoyed reading your post. I read the one about Van Til/Clark/Sheppard controversey and I must say that you are going out on a limb when you part from Van Til's apparent paradox doctrine. I have always wondered about it, because it seems to lead to the conclusion that everyone can have a little mystery in their system, namely other world religions. Which at my weaker moments has led me to think that the conclusion of the TAG, as stated by Bahnsen, leads to a ultimate authority stand off. Do you know if Bahnsen rejected Van Til's doctrine of antinomies in the Bible? I dont remeber reading or hearing him disagree with it.

     

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