Hot Car Deaths – Accident or Homicide?

Since early May when temperatures start to warm in the south, we all start hearing about cases of parents leaving their children in the car where they die of heatstroke. It’s happened already this year in South Texas. The National Safety Council notes these incidences kill an average of 37 children a year. The council…

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What the Term Pedophile Really Means

The statistics are staggering. According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys will be a victim of child sexual abuse during their lifetime. But what is a pedophile exactly? It’s a term that is often thrown around but largely misunderstood. Although often heard and used…

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Religiously Motivated Child Medical Neglect

Religious liberty, protected by the first amendment of the US Constitution, and the rights of parents to raise their children as they see fit are two central features to American Democracy. When these principles come into conflict with our country’s strong desire to protect children from harm, it makes for a very divisive and charged…

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