“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer




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David L. Tubbs, Freedom’s Orphans: Contemporary Liberalism and the Fate of American Children. Princeton University Press, 2009.

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Herbert S. Lin, ed., Youth, Pornography, and the Internet (Washington, D.C: National Academies Press, 2002).

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National Center on Sexual Exploitation

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