Man Who Raped Child 200-300 Times Sentenced to 50 Years In Prison, Town Still Supports Him

Darren L. Paden is a father, as well as a former volunteer fire chief and deployed member of the military. He’s also a confessed child molester who sexually assaulted a girl for over six years, raping her between 200-300 times starting when she was a toddler. But even though he’s admitted to his crimes, not all the… »11/03/15 6:30pm11/03/15 6:30pm


Child Abuse Cases Linked to Witchcraft Claims Have Increased

British authorities have reported that child abuse related to accusations of witchcraft and exorcism is on the rise. Project Violet, a specialized unit within the Metropolitan Police Service that specifically handles faith and belief-based child abuse, reports 60 crimes occurring this year alone. This is compared to… »10/13/15 6:00pm10/13/15 6:00pm

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Urges Associated Press to Stop Using Phrase 'Child Prostitute' 

Earlier tonight Sean Diddy Combs tweeted a link to a petition that urges the Associated Press to stop using the phrase “child prostitute.” The petition, written by survivor Withelma “T” Ortiz Walker Pettigrew, asks that the media consider the implications of the phrases “child prostitute” and “child… »9/22/15 11:45pm9/22/15 11:45pm

Woman Found Pushing Dead Son on Swing Indicted on Child Abuse, Manslaughter Charges

A Maryland woman found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a park swing has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of child abuse, neglect of a minor, and manslaughter. The district attorney’s office said the woman, 24-year-old Romechia Simms, has been arrested and will be arraigned Monday morning. »9/14/15 10:50am9/14/15 10:50am

Rick Santorum Is 'Sickened' By Josh Duggar Molestation Allegations

A week after molestation allegations against Josh Duggar came to light, Rick Santorum is speaking out on his feelings about the family that endorsed him for president in 2012 and about Josh Duggar’s actions in particular. And unlike Mike Huckabee, who happily bought into the “repentance” narrative, Santorum’s not so… »5/28/15 1:15pm5/28/15 1:15pm

Teacher Arrested For Encouraging Students to Sex In Classroom Closet

A Georgia teacher has been fired and arrested after it was reported that he was both permitting and facilitating sexual activity between his middle school students. He provided them with noise-cancellation (via ‘labtop’ [sic]) and other teachers’ schedules so they wouldn’t get caught. The only thing he didn’t supply… »5/20/15 2:15pm5/20/15 2:15pm

Proposed Walker Budget Would Slash Funds to Child Victims of Abuse

Here’s your semi-regular update on how Scott Walker—Wisconsin governor and possible future president of the United States of America—is attempting to drag his state into the ground. In a recent budget proposal, Walker suggests removing $238,000 worth of funding to child advocacy centers, a move so depraved that even… »5/07/15 6:40pm5/07/15 6:40pm

Politician Accused of 'Giving Away' Adopted Child to Sexual Abuser

An intense and disturbing investigative piece published by the Arkansas Times alleges that State Representative Justin Harris, a devout Christian who also owns a religious preschool, gave away two little girls he and his wife had adopted six months before. The little girls were "re-homed" with a former teacher at the… »3/05/15 6:45pm3/05/15 6:45pm

Cool Mom Drives Drunk to Orgy, Brings Seven-Year-Old Son Along for Fun

She's not like a regular mom, she's a cool mom—and that means if her kid's going to watch her fuck strangers after driving drunk, then so be it. Not that there's anything wrong with fucking strangers. It's the driving drunk and doing it in the presence of your kid that's going to be a cause for therapy. »2/27/15 11:30am2/27/15 11:30am

Jehovah's Witness Leaders Accused of Covering Up Child Sexual Abuse 

A new investigation from the Center for Investigative Reporting shows that Jehovah's Witness leaders explicitly discourage church elders from reporting child sexual abuse allegations to the police, or even to their own congregations. Candace Conti, who was repeatedly abused as a child, is now suing the church… »2/17/15 5:10pm2/17/15 5:10pm