Tag Archive: children

Aug 09

Life Imitates Art

Study Links Media Violence with Mean Kids “A study conducted by the National Institute on Media and the Family concludes that watching lots of violence on television and playing violent video games not only makes kids more physically aggressive, but it also makes them meaner and more distrustful.” As long as nobody tries to take …

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Jul 16

Tolerance?

I'm not tolerant of homosexuality, but I don't think children of homosexual parents should be treated any less respect than those of heterosexual parents, adopted parents, or single parents. On the other hands, I hope Nickelodeon doesn't plan to legitimize homosexual lifestyles for children. Nickelodeon to air special on gay parents despite protests "NEW YORK …

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Jul 11

Meaningless Sex

Following up on the previous story… What Our Kids Know About Sex: All Mechanics, No Meaning Recently I found myself in a classroom conversation with a group of 15- and 16-year-old girls about sex and relationships. Bogged down at one point over the question of sexual values, I said, “How about if we shift gears? …

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Jun 01

Beatings For the LORD?

Schools demand ‘biblical right to smack children’ Private Christian schools must be allowed to smack pupils with parents’ consent, the Court of Appeal has heard. Forty schools, spearheaded by the Christian Fellowship School in Liverpool, want a change in the law to allow them to use corporal punishment. Their attempt to challenge legislation banning smacking …

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Jun 01

Um…Ew

Abercrombie’s sexy undies ‘slip’ “NEW YORK (CNN/Money) – Abercrombie & Fitch, the retailer that has been criticized for sexually and racially provocative catalogs and designs, is under fire — again. Several consumer advocacy groups said they have sent e-mails to A&F to protest the chain’s latest offering of thong underwear in children’s sizes with the …

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