Friday, July 04, 2014

The next frontier in civil rights and social justice


  1. "The American Psychological Association maintains that pedophilia is a mental disorder; that sex between adults and children is always wrong; and that acting on pedophilic impulses is and should be a criminal act."

    Of course, similar stuff was said about homosexuality by medical and related organizations in bygone years (e.g. homosexuality is a "mental illness"). In fact, I've read it wasn't until the 1970s that the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association no longer considered homosexuality a mental disorder.