Ex-senator Ralph Shortey sentenced to 15 years in prison in child sex trafficking case

Christian Lawmaker Ralph Shortey Sentenced To 15 Years For Child Sex Trafficking

“After being caught in a hotel room with an underage boy while serving as an Oklahoma State Senator, Christian conservative Ralph Shortey is sentenced to 15 years for child sex trafficking.”

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A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on a child sex trafficking charge.

Ralph Shortey was sentenced Monday in federal court in Oklahoma City. He had faced a sentence of up to life in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Shortey pleaded guilty in November in exchange for prosecutors dropping three child pornography charges against him.

Last year Shortey was charged with engaging in child prostitution and other felonies after being caught in a hotel room with an underage boy.

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Ex-senator Ralph Shortey sentenced to 15 years in prison in child sex trafficking case

Ex-senator Ralph Shortey sentenced to 15 years in prison in child sex trafficking case

Report details sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church

You want to keep your kid safe? Checking a list of so called “sex offenders” will do NOTHING to do that and actually assists the abuse of children by diverting attention from the REAL DANGER which is NOT A STRANGER but someone the child already knows! Hum…like a priest for example!

If you really want to do something that is PROVEN TO WORK then leave “sex offenders” along and simply keep your kids out of church!

Report details sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church

(CNN)A new grand jury report says that internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania show that more than 300 “predator priests” have been credibly accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 child victims.

“We believe that the real number of children whose records were lost or who were afraid ever to come forward is in the thousands,” the grand jury report says.
“Priests were raping little boys and girls, and the men of God who were responsible for them not only did nothing; they hid it all. For decades. Monsignors, auxiliary bishops, bishops, archbishops, cardinals have mostly been protected; many, including some named in this report, have been promoted. Until that changes, we think it is too early to close the book on the Catholic Church sex scandal.”
The lengthy report, released Tuesday afternoon, investigates clergy sexual abuse in six dioceses dating back to 1947. Pennsylvania’s two other dioceses, Philadelphia and Altoona-Johnstown, were the subjects of earlier grand jury reports, which found similarly damaging information about clergy and bishops in those dioceses.
“There have been other reports about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church. But never on this scale,” the grand jurors wrote in Tuesday’s report.
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“For many of us, those earlier stories happened someplace else, someplace away. Now we know the truth: it happened everywhere.”
The grand jurors said that “almost every instance of abuse we found is too old to be prosecuted.” But charges have been filed against two priests, one in Erie diocese and another in Greensburg diocese, who have been accused of abusing minors.
“We learned of these abusers directly from their dioceses — which we hope is a sign that the church is finally changing its ways,” the grand jurors said. “And there may be more indictments in the future; investigation continues.”
At a news conference announcing the report’s release, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro called it the “largest, most comprehensive report into child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church ever produced in the United States.”

Molestations and rapes

At times, the lengthy catalog of clergy sexual abuses in the report is difficult to read. As the grand jurors note, priests and other Catholic leaders victimized boys and girls, teens and pre-pubescent children.
Some victims were plied with alcohol and groped or molested, the report says. Others were orally, vaginally or anally raped, according to the grand jurors.
“But all of them were brushed aside, in every part of the state, by church leaders who preferred to protect the abusers and their institution above all.”
Among the more egregious cases, the grand jury reports that:
• In the Greensburg diocese, a priest impregnated a 17-year-old, forged a pastor’s signature on a marriage certificate and divorced the girl months later. According to the grand jury, the priest was allowed to stay in ministry by finding a “benevolent bishop.”
• Another priest in Greensburg groomed middle-school students for sex, according to the grand jury, by telling them that Mary had to “bite off the cord” and “lick” Jesus clean after the Nativity.
• In Harrisburg, a priest abused five sisters from the same family and collected samples of their urine, pubic hair and menstrual blood.
• Also in Harrisburg, a priest raped a 7-year-old girl who was in the hospital after her tonsils were removed, according to the report.
• In Pittsburgh, church officials said that a 15-year-old boy “pursued” and “literally seduced” a priest. A church report later acknowledged that the priest had admitted to “sado-masochistic” activities with several boys.
• In the Allentown diocese, a priest admitted sexually molesting a boy and pleaded for help, according to documents, but was left in ministry for several more years.
• Also in Allentown, a priest who had abused several boys, according to the grand jury, was given a recommendation to work at Disney World.
Tuesday’s news conference began with a short video of three victims who told how they were abused and how it changed their lives.
An 83-year-old man said he couldn’t show any affection to his wife and children as a result of the abuse he suffered. A woman said the abuse started when she was 18 months old. Another man said, “When you have the priest touching you every day, that’s a hard memory to have. The first erection that you have is at the hands of a priest.”
The victims said this was “not a vendetta against the church” and that abusers have “to be accountable in the church for what they did.”

‘Grave failings’

The grand jury’s searing report comes as the Catholic Church, including Pope Francis, is struggling to contain a sexual abuse scandal rapidly consuming the church on several continents.
In Australia, a bishop has been found guilty of covering up sexual abuse. In Chile, the Pope was forced to recant his dismissal of an abuse scandal involving a prominent priest and bishops accused of covering up his crimes.
And in the United States, a prominent archbishop was removed from the powerful College of Cardinals following reports that he had molested a teenage altar boy and several others while he was rising through the church’s ranks. Meanwhile, bishops in Boston and Nebraska are investigating possible cases of sexual abuse in Catholic seminaries.
“The report of the Pennsylvania grand jury again illustrates the pain of those who have been victims of the crime of sexual abuse by individual members of our clergy, and by those who shielded abusers and so facilitated an evil that continued for years or even decades,” Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Bishop Timothy L. Doherty, chair of the bishops’ Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, said in a statement.
“As a body of bishops, we are shamed by and sorry for the sins and omissions by Catholic priests and Catholic bishops.”
DiNardo and Doherty noted that the grand jury’s report spans 70 years, and many of the abuse accusations were made before 2002, when the bishops adopted new policies. The policies, known as the Dallas Charter, after the city in which they were adopted, have been revised in 2011 and 2018. The charter, the bishops said, “commits us to respond promptly and compassionately to victims, report the abuse of minors, remove offenders and take ongoing action to prevent abuse.”
For weeks, many Catholics in the United States had been warily waiting for the Pennsylvania grand jury’s report, especially as bishops in the state began publicly releasing the names of accused clergy in an apparent attempt to preempt some of the report’s findings.
In a statement on Monday before the report was published, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the former Bishop of Pittsburgh who now heads the Archdiocese of Washington, said the report “will be a reminder of the grave failings that the church must acknowledge and for which it must seek forgiveness.”
“We are now in the midst of a new era where our communal bonds of trust are once again being tested by the sin of abuse.”

Delays in publication

Court action had delayed the report’s publication. A number of individuals named in the report claimed that its findings were false or misleading, that they were denied due process of law and that its release would impair their reputations.
On July 27, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the grand jury report to be released by 2 p.m. August 14 with redactions in sections where litigation was ongoing.
State Attorney General Josh Shapiro had written to Pope Francis on July 25, requesting that the Pontiff direct church leaders to stop “efforts to silence the survivors.”
“A comprehensive investigation by the Office of Attorney General found widespread sexual abuse of children and a systematic coverup by leaders of the Catholic Church,” Shapiro said in his letter. “Last month I planned to release the findings of our investigation. As I prepared to do so, anonymous petitioners implicated in this report went to court to stop me and silence the victims …”
Shapiro later issued a statement welcoming the state Supreme Court’s decision to allow the report’s release.
“Our fear throughout this process has been that the entire grand jury report would be shelved and victims’ truth would be silenced,” Shapiro said. “Today’s order ensures that will not be the case — the redacted report on widespread sexual abuse and cover up within the Catholic Church will be released.”
“I will continue to fight to ensure every single victim is heard and every priest, bishop and church official is held accountable for their abhorrent conduct. No one victim’s truth is any less important than another and no one’s criminal conduct any less loathsome.”

Harrisburg abuse list

On August 1, the leader of one of the largest Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania released a list identifying 71 priests, deacons and seminarians accused of “substantiated” sexual misconduct over the past seven decades.
Bishop Ronald Gainer of the Harrisburg Diocese also issued an apology on behalf of the religious community.
“That conduct has left a legacy of pain and sorrow that is still being felt,” he wrote. “I apologize for these actions.”
While most men on the Harrisburg list are accused of sexually abusing children, others were investigated for inappropriate behavior, such as kissing or inappropriately communicating with a minor, Gainer wrote. Others were accused of viewing or possessing child pornography.
The list did not say how the diocese handled most of the accusations and did not give the men’s current whereabouts, though a few cases that were forwarded to civil authorities were more detailed.

Archbishop’s resignation

A long series of abuse allegations have rocked the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics since the scope of systemic abuse and cover-ups began emerging in 2002.

US Cardinal resigns over abuse allegations

In July, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick from the College of Cardinals, one of the church’s most powerful bodies, amid allegations of molestation and sexual misconduct. McCarrick, 88, had been a popular and politically influential leader in Washington. He maintained his innocence in June against some claims and has been unavailable to comment on others.
The sexual abuse accusations against McCarrick reveal a “grievous moral failure” within the Catholic Church, the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops said July 31.
“Our Church is suffering from a crisis of sexual morality,” Daniel DiNardo said. “The way forward must involve learning from past sins.”

 

Looking for Sexual Predators forget the registry

Look no further than your government!

You think that the government would stop wasting valuable tax payer money continuing sex offender registries and the millions it takes to maintain these useless lists and the countless man hours needed to monitor people who have already paid their debt to society right…well not when it’s so easy and profitable! All the while children in government care/custody are being sexually molested by their very own personal!

Sickening details for the shocking article:

The more than 1,000 pages of police reports and logs detail incidents dating back to the surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America in 2014 during the Obama administration. But immigrant advocates, psychologists and officials who formerly oversaw the shelters say the Trump administration’s harsh new policies have only increased pressures on the facilities, which often are hard-pressed to provide adequate staffing for kids who suffer from untold traumas and who now exist in a legal limbo that could shape the rest of their lives.

“If you’re a predator, it’s a gold mine,” said Lisa Fortuna, director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. “You have full access and then you have kids that have already had this history of being victimized.”

 

 

 

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Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry – ONLY IN AMERICA FOLKS

Not only is law enforcement violating the sanctity of the family unit by tearing innocent children away from their parents but they are also making a huge profit from it!

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.

While the United States claims that it’s harassment/registry/punishment of “sex offenders” is to “protect children” it has no problem at all abusing children AND making a profit at the same time! What could be more American than that – sounds a lot like the $ex offender business model doesn’t it.

Bottom line is that it is very evident that money is the only motive for these actions just as with the useless waste of funds that sex offender registers are proven beyond any doubt to be as well.

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Want To Protect Children? Watch The Parents!

37 US Children Die In Hot Cars Each Year” SHOCKING HEADLINE RIGHT! Those children are killed by parents – NOT by a stranger and NOT by a sex offender!

Now just imagine if the MILLIONS of dollars WASTED on the proven useless sex offender registry and All that wasted money monitoring “sex offenders” – Watching parents who are more likely to abuse/kill a child would be a much better use of those funds! Pathetic!

Clearly sex offender registries are just “feel good” laws which do NOTHING to protect children and EVERYTHING to ignore reality – The reality that a child is 95% more likely to be abused and/or killed by SOMEONE THEY ALREADY KNOW – NOT a stranger OR someone on any registry or list!

If Florida and federal governments really wanted to protect children they would spend the MONEY WASTED on monitoring and punishing those who have paid their debt to society and yet are labelled as “sex offenders” and never allowed to move forward!

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Clearly those working in government and hate mongers like Ron Book have learned that reality has nothing to do with FACTS – They just keep repeating the same old proven false LIES and just as Joseph Goebbels said: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

Here is a direct link to this sad and pathetic news story!

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Sensationalize Much!?!

Here is a story that VIVIDLY illustrates how the whore media will manipulate the headlines to sell papers (or get views). This is a typical “new story” about a person who happens to be (among countless other things) a “sex offender.” They are dehumanized and stereotyped into a faceless sub-human to be shunned and feared – they are not seen as human but rather as just a “sex offender.” The media will ALWAYS refer to a sex offender’s past regardless of how long ago OR the circumstances that caused the sex offender label.

So when a father abducts his own daughter what does the media use as the headline?
“Father sought after abducting daughter.” Nope that’s not what they used although it is true…just not juicy enough for anyone to really read more – SO –

Here is what this news source actually used:
Armed sex offender allegedly abducts baby from Virginia gas station, police issue Amber Alert

The news "forgot" to mention that the sex offender IS the child's FATHER

The news “forgot” to mention that the sex offender IS the child’s FATHER!

No mention that it was a RELATIVE – NOT A STRANGER but rather someone the child ALREADY KNOWS – in this case the child’s father!

The news outlet know that all anyone reads these days are the short “Twitter like” headlines – most will NOT read the article and only see that the sensationalized headline of “Armed Sex Offender Abducts baby” which in itself actually is #FakeNews since it is deliberately misleading! This is not reporting but done to perpetuate the proven LIE that those on the bloated and useless registry are the ones who need to be watched!

ARMED – SEX OFFENDER – ABDUCTS – BABY / All keywords that trigger the emotions of the reader!

This was a family issue over-dramatized to get the term sex offender out there in a negative way at any time them can! COME ON! Sure sex sells and anything slightly deviant sexually really sells because there is nothing that sexually repressed American’s love to read about than people getting in trouble for anything sexually related! America is so pathetic.

 

 

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#metoo And The Florida Sex Offender Registry

The advent of the #metoo phenomenon has caught most of the public by surprise. Not us registered on a useless list because we understand very well that the real sex offenders are NOT on any list/registry! No – just as I have said and statistics prove and confirm time and time again, the one most likely to be a sexual abuser is a person the victim already knows!

The sexual abuse in Hollywood was not done by anyone on a sex offender list. It was done by men and women of great respect and all their victims knew them. Hiding in plain sight but still not on a list. Clearly the myth that sex offender registries work is proven false and they only provide the public with a false sense of security leaving the door wide open for this sort of abuse.

Hopefully these revelations in Hollywood will provide a role model for the entire country and will follow the lead and concentrate on the real sex offenders and not the men and women who have made a mistake or been entrapped or took a bad plea bargain instead of going to trial or even totally innocent and just caught in a system impossible to get out of!

The point is that the sex offender registry doesn’t do what it was claimed it would do – show where dangerous people are living. Half of the people listed on the Florida registry do not even live in the state! How is listing those people keeping kids safe? A huge majority of them are listed for things that happened decades ago and the registered citizen has not have so much as a parking ticket – yet is listed – why? So clutter up the list with people who have never had the opportunity to get off because it is for LIFE! How stupid were the designers of this Florida law? It’s not even effective and actually becomes worse as time goes by. Crazy – other states at least have a way to get unlisted after 5, 10, 20 years which allows at least some to get off although way too long but still better than Florida’s absurd lifetime registry for anything!

So as you can see 75% of those currently listed on the Florida sex offender registry should not be listed. By being there they simple divert attention from the ones that truly might be in need of monitoring and still this list should be only available to law enforcement. As it stands right now it is a cruel and unusual punishment and indeed it is public shaming and punishment.

Let’s make changes for everyone. Let’s admit the registry is flawed by design and that these design flaws of constant growth and inaccurate numbers are just a few of the most obvious flaws of many. The false sense of security it creates is simply unforgivable! How can they tell parents this is keeping their kids safer when that is a bold faced lie! They know it is so they are deliberately and with no regard for your child’s safety simply lying to you and manipulating you with fear when it is not the truth. Some one the victim already knows is statistically the one who is going to be the abuser – Face that ugly fact.

Just as 400 years ago the label of sex offender and the forced inclusion on the a registry is nothing new - SexOffenderTruth.com

Modern American OR Public Shaming from the 1600’s

America began as a puritan country with strict “Christian values” which had at their core a neurotic obsession with SEX – hence the name “puritans.”

You would have thought that 400 years later America would have advanced beyond these ignorant hyper-conservative religion based values but no – and guess what is even more pathetic, it is still an obsession with SEX that get’s their panties in a twist in 2018! These modern puritans are punishing so-called “sex offenders” and listing them for all to see. Sound familiar – it should because it is the same public shaming that was done 400 years ago!

Just as 400 years ago the label of sex offender and the forced inclusion on the a registry is nothing new - SexOffenderTruth.com

Just as 400 years ago the label of sex offender and the forced inclusion on the a registry is nothing new – SexOffenderTruth.com

So when are we going to grow up in America? When are we going to pretend we are all so innocent and punish a few for life? When are we going to stop demonizing others? Why is there no second chance for someone who peed in a park or looked at an image in the privacy of their homes not from deviant motives but simple curiosity of the world?

The fact is that everyone is a sex offender to someone else.

It was not that long ago that gays were labelled as sex offenders. Transgender individuals were without rights. Hell, there were even laws criminalizing what consenting adults could do sexually in the privacy of their own home (some states still have crazy sodomy laws)!

Frankly some people should just mind their own business.

Why don’t we registry drug dealers, wife beaters, drunk drivers, murderers, white collar criminals (where did my retirement fund go), bank robbers, pick pockets, and animal abusers?

Clearly this is highly discriminatory and unfair. Those given the label “sex offender” are shunned just as if they were in the stocks on the public square hundreds of years ago – the difference being that it is usually for life and not just a few hours! Shockingly cruel and unusual punishment don’t you think for peeing in the park or peeking at a forbidden image!

 

Trump signing a proclamation. Second Chance Month April 2018 - Except for "sex offenders" who are never allowed to move forward!

Trump Proclaims April 2018 National “Second Chance” Month – Except for Sex Offenders!

President Trump has proclaimed April 2018 As “Second Chance Month” and has stated:

“During Second Chance Month, our Nation emphasizes the need to prevent crime on our streets, to respect the rule of law by prosecuting individuals who break the law, and to provide opportunities for people with criminal records to earn an honest second chance.  Affording those who have been held accountable for their crimes an opportunity to become contributing members of society is a critical element of criminal justice that can reduce our crime rates and prison populations, decrease burdens to the American taxpayer, and make America safer.” – President Donald Trump

While I would like to thank the president for raising awareness I would also like to add that a particular segment of American citizens are NOT OFFERED this most American concept of “second chances” after they have paid their debt to society and that group includes nearly 1 million men, women, and even children! Why are those citizens NOT being given this second chance that President Trump has declared in this recent proclamation? Why are the vast majority of those Americans punished even after they have paid their debt to society and never allowed a second chance to move on with their lives?

Trump signing a proclomation. Second Chance Month April 2018 - Except for "sex offenders" who are never allowed to move forward!

Trump signing a proclamation. Second Chance Month April 2018 – Except for “sex offenders” who are never allowed to move forward!

Maybe it hits too close to home for most politicians but the real reason is that keeping “sex offenders” as second class citizens gives them a group of abuse and punished over and over again giving the very false appearance that law makers and law enforcement are being tough on crime and protecting children – PROVEN LIES.

Unfortunately as with much of American hypocrisy there is something going on behind the scenes and if you are reading this website you already know what those things are OR you are here to educate yourself about the TRUTH instead of blindly following what you are told – Thinking for yourself also used to be an American characteristic and for some it still is but we need to do more to make this great country once again the LAND OF THE FREE and not just a select few but ALL AMERICANS!

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#MeToo Hysteria No Different Than Sex Offender Hysteria

The witch hunt and blanket punishment (including social shaming) being seen with #MeToo hysteria are totally parallel with the unreasonable and disproportionate reactions and punishments of those even accused of a so-called “sex offence” as this video so clearly shows…hopefully the same logical critical and reasonable thinking shown here concerning “me too” will be applied to the sex offender situation and punishment!

I am glad there are true Americans like Bill Burr who use logic and perspective and who are not only unafraid to think for themselves outside of the typical herd mentality we see at this time in America but are also vocal about it – Enough is Enough!

Check out this enlightened discussion for yourself: