What’s the Connection? Violent & Sexual Content in Media May Explain AP Report on More Younger, More Violent Sex Offenders

From David E. Smith and The Illinois Family Institute.

“After analyzing state and federal crime statistics, the Associated Press recently reported their findings, revealing that the number of sex offense cases involving juvenile offenders has risen dramatically in recent years. Treatment professionals say the offenders are getting younger, while the crimes are becoming more violent. (Read story HERE.)

The story says that some psychologists blame the 40 percent increase on cultural prevalence of sexual messages.

Tie that in with the recently released Kaiser Family Foundation’s report on children and the media which tells us that 65 percent of parents are “very concerned” about the effect of inappropriate content on children.

And they should be.”

To read more click here.

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