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Why is our culture, even the world, so determined to destroy the lives of our children by the obsessive focus on sex? There seems to be no end to grooming our children to experience their lives primarily through sexuality, and although we haven’t legalized pedophilia in the United States, we are definitely moving in that direction. Much has been said about legislation that was passed in Minnesota to supposedly clarify the definition of pedophilia, but there are some who believe that the Minnesota legislators will eventually move to legalize it.
Unfortunately, the U.N. and the International Commission of Jurists have stepped in with specific efforts to decriminalize pedophilia:
Consensual sexual conduct, irrespective of the type of sexual activity, the sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression of the people involved or their marital status, may not be criminalized in any circumstances. … With respect to the enforcement of criminal law, any prescribed minimum age of consent to sex must be applied in a non-discriminatory manner. … Moreover, sexual conduct involving persons below the domestically prescribed minimum age of consent to sex may be consensual, in fact, if not in law. In this context, the enforcement of criminal law should reflect the rights and capacities of persons under 18 years of age to make decisions about engaging in consensual sexual conduct and their right to be heard in matters concerning them.