10 Ways to Empower Our Kids Against Predators

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10 Ways to Empower Our Kids Against Predators

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Daniel Morcombe murderer Brett Cowan

The past week, for us Australians, has been traumatic. We’ve been glued to our TVs as we’ve watched the final days of the Brett Peter Cowan trial. We’ve cried for the Morcombe family as they’ve had to face the monster who murdered their young son, Daniel, in court day after day.

This monster, Brett Cowan, showed not a shred of remorse for ripping away the life of thirteen year old Daniel Morcombe to satisfy his own sick pleasures. I won’t go into my anger at the justice system that released Brett Cowen twice after brutally raping two other little boys. One of those boys, Timothy Nicholls – only seven years old when he was abducted and raped repeatedly and so brutally that he almost died, says Brett Cowan took his life that day. For that crime, Brett Peter Cowan was sentenced to a hideously inadequate seven years in jail and…

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    • I don’t know if it’s more difficult or we just hear about it more when it happens. That said, the Internet, great invention though it is, has given pedophiles a whole new tool to get what they want (although it’s also made catching them easier using false child profiles). I think this list should contain an eleventh point about surveying kids’ online activity.

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