- Aug 7, 2011
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I've been following this issue for several months through various news sources and I have to say, this is not some random book placed there by kids having fun. These books are on the library's inventory. Bought and paid for with taxpayer money - in Texas - your property tax money.
The book Out of the Dark provides graphic description of a gang rape of a 13 year old girl as well as detailed homosexual sex. This book is being placed in middle schools.
One of the many issues raised is the grooming of children for this type of activity. If you know the stats on child sex abuse, you would be very alarmed by these books. Most predators engage in the activity at least 7 times before they are caught.
As far as sheltering them - it is my duty as a parent and grandparent to protect them by what ever means necessary. Every parent I know that has children under 17 has put software locks and monitoring systems on their kids phones to prevent and identify this. And most do check the phones routinely. There are a lot of things parents can do to protect their children from this garbage. The comments here seem to condone and even endorse child porn and child sex.
Software locks and monitoring systems I bet your children enjoy that. My children are young and I trust them to use the internet without that.
I know a girl who's parents were strict growing up. She would lie and hide alot of things from her parents. She dressed a certain way in front of her parents and totally different everywhere else. When she came over her mom wouldn't let her ride 4 wheelers and do certain things with us cause it was so bad. She went to college partied like a rock star had sex with all kinds of guys, married men,(didn't matter.) She got a tattoo... her mom saw it one time she told her it was fake. She married a guy she barely new cause she wasn't allow to live with a guy. After 10 years of trying to make it work living a miserable marriage while he cheated and everything... her parents didn't believe in divorce. I seriously thought she was going to kill herself. Finally she did divorce. She has always lived for her parents and not her own life. Now she lives with a man older than her dad has no job has a street bike, pink hair, and an alcoholic.
I know other people that do the same things growing up. They would lie to their parents about where they were going or say they were staying at their friends than them and the friend would go out all night or stay at their boyfriends.
Just saying if you don't trust your children most will misbehave. Try trusting them unless they give you a reason not too.
I most definitely don't condone the books, just saying by middle school most kids have heard about all that and more.
My nephew knew what a blow job in 2nd grade. He let everyone know one Thanksgiving. His mom was so embarrassed. I'm not sure which was funnier the kid or her. I thought she was going to crawl under the table. His friend told everybody in his class.