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The Jehovah’s Witnesses Have Created a “Recipe for Child Abuse”

Once again, former Witnesses are speaking out about how the cult pressured victims (and their families) to remain silent about abuse.

Melbourne archbishop says he’d rather go to jail than report child abuse heard in confession

Denis Hart says ‘communication with God is of a higher order’ after child sex abuse inquiry calls for failure to report to become a criminal offence

I’m Raising My Child Without Religion, And Don’t Worry, They’re Not Going To Be A ‘Bad Person’ – Scary Mommy

“You’re going to get the baby baptized, right?” I took a breath and exhaled. I knew what was coming next, and so I composed my thoughts before speaking. I knew I had to say more than “no.”

Most states’ child abuse and neglect laws have religious exemptions | Pew Research Center

Child abuse statutes in 34 states, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico allow an exception if medical treatment for a child conflicts with parents’ religious beliefs.

Raising A Child Without Religion Won’t Make Them A “Bad Person”

While many individuals learn selflessness, generosity, and gratitude through religion, countless others do not. These things aren’t exclusive to religion.

Faith-Healing Exemptions to Child-Abuse Laws in Tennessee and Other States

Many states don’t consider it “abuse” to rely on faith healings when kids get sick. Why isn’t this a bigger issue?

God, child abuse, and the limits of religious freedom in America

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Threatening Your Children with Hell is Child Abuse

An article explaining why threats of violence and Hell are examples of Child Abuse as well as offering alternatives to gaining the same results without threats of violence.

The kids of Jesus Camp, 10 years later: ‘Was it child abuse? Yes and no’

The controversial 2006 documentary about an evangelical church camp outraged secular audiences, but its subjects have mixed memories

Who Would Oppose Eliminating the Statute of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse Cases? Catholics.

The Catholic Church has the most to lose if abuse victims get more power.