Just when you think that it could not get any worse, you switch on the news.
CTV news in Barrie has just announced the cracking of a huge child porn operation. As many as 340 children have been victimized.
Some of the perpetrators are teachers, medical professionals, and priests. Many live in Ontario. Some reside out of province. Many are from The States and overseas.
Our children are not safe with anyone other than a trusted family member, it seems.
One might argue that this sort of thing has always existed. Perhaps it has, but the Internet has provided the means to spread this plague.
Surely there must be a way to hold the internet provider responsible for its client's business when using its service in a manner that is unlawful?
Should our schools be teaching virtues and morals from a young age onward? Obviously a sense of decency is more valuable than any education...
Keep your babies close, parents. Watch them like hawks. Listen to your gut feelings. Know who is caring for them.