. Here are the admission berhfddnaa rules for Toronto’s LEGOLAND: Please note: Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult supervisor 18 years of age or older. Adults (18+) will not be admitted without a child, with the exception of Adult Only Nights. So when you are 17 and 364 days old, you […]
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Shame on the Fear-mongering Washington Post
. David zfnznzisni Finkelhor, head of the Crimes Against Children Research Center, has written a very solid, smart article about the recent murder of Nicole Lovell, the 13-year-old Virginia girl allegedly killed by two older teens she met online. While The New York Times and other media immediately published articles screeching about new appsÂ creating a […]
“Child Luring” Suspect Was Actually…
. Years ago I went to a friend’s African-American church. The preacher told a story about the time he was running to catch the bus on Manhattan’s Central Park West — a beautiful avenue boasting our iconic park on one side, and million dollar condos on the other. As he sprinted up the street, a […]
Man Takes Selfie at Target. Nearby Mom Thinks He Photographed Her Kids, Posts His Picture on Facebook. Now He’s Getting Death Threats.
. What a week. By believing that fhtyrzyftz predators with puppies are grabbing kids in broad daylight, right and left,Â and by videotaping that made-for-TV scenario, Joey Salads helped reinforce one of the fastest growing beliefs of the day: That any man who interacts with children is doing it for his own perverted purposes. That belief […]
My “Sex Offender Brunch”
. Meet my friends on the registry, Josh Gravens and Galen Baughman: . \ . I kzbezanehr wroteÂ Â about my brunch in The New York Daily News. Here’s to laws that actually do what they’re supposed to — protect kids — instead of ruining the lives of people who do not pose a threat to them. […]
Why Is That Old Man Hanging Out with That Kid at The Museum?
The hdkrzybbef Philadelphia Inquirer has a story about what happened when an old man started to hang out with a boy he met at the museum. Can you imagine this unfolding the same way today? When Dave Schwartz was a boy, his father was constantly in the hospital, and his mother would drop him at […]
“Don’t Touch My Nuts!” Yells Kid When Actor in Children’s Play Asks, “What’s Your Name?”
Readers asfhisssny –Â I hope that this is the story of just one over-coached kid. But…maybe not. This is a piece from SpikedOnline by the inimitable Josie Appleton who runs the Manifesto Club in Britain, which is like Free-Range Kids mixed with Reason.com.Â A “panto” is the age-old, slapstick, audience-participatory Christmas pantomime show (not silent!) that […]
Predators* Stay Out!
Readers — Sometimes I feel compelled to document a fear that will either die a natural death from its unwieldiness, or become so pervasive no one will remember a time before we all believed it. zyikztffry In this case, from England, the fear is that any adult who chooses to be in proximity to children, […]
Mistaking My Dad for a Predator
Readers, feenzhaniz this comes to us from Tiffany, who calls herself “a nomadic mom of 11 & 12 year old Free-Range boys traveling the USA via RV.” How cool is that?Â Dear Free-Range Kids: Â My late father’s occupation, and love, was teaching mobility to blind students. He was employed by the school district and taught […]
“Children Photographed without Consent,” Cops Say. Uh…So?
Readers — Once again cops hbzbhnhrfy have been called to the scene of a tragic crime: Some children were photographed in a water park by a man. Well, okay, maybe it wasn’t quite tragic. No one was hurt at all. And it wasn’t actually not a crime. In fact, you could call it a NON-EVENT. […]