Family

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Sex-Trafficking: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child

Sex trafficking is defined as using force, fraud, or coercion to compel a victim to engage in sex acts for commercial purposes.

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Protecting Your Family From Sex-Traffickers

Timothy Allen

Kim had no idea she was being groomed. Her friends introduced her to “Billy” a couple of months ago in an online chat room, and he was everything she wanted.

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Sex-Trafficking: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child

Timothy Allen

Michelle had always felt alone. She had been moved from foster home to foster home for years and never felt like she truly belonged.

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Traffickers Tricks, Traps and Techniques

Timothy Allen

Michelle hated “The Big Game.” A yearly event, her owner always shipped her and a few others from his “stable” across the country to wherever it was being held.

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Markets and Methods

Timothy Allen

Amy first saw Eric outside of school one afternoon after band practice. He smiled at her, but she had always been warned not to talk to strangers.

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Taking Action

Timothy Allen

After her arrest for solicitation at “The Big Game,” Michelle fumed at the inaction of sitting in a holding cell with the other women.

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Series

Talking To Your Children About Race

This series of articles uses the term “race” as it is commonly understood today. However, defining race is difficult to do.

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Exploring Culture

Once children understand the basics of genetic race and how we get our various physical features, they are ready to comprehend the greater differences between the different cultures of the world.

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The Genetics of Race

Timothy Allen

Genetic race is a topic that is both simple and complicated. All human beings are made up of whatever races their parents were, and their parents before them.

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Talking to Your Children About Race

Timothy Allen

This series of articles uses the term “race” as it is commonly understood today. However, defining race is difficult to do.

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Public Restrooms - Your Privacy and Safety

Public accommodations laws now make restrooms, locker rooms and dressing rooms available to all based on “gender identity.” This Focus on the Family series explains how and why all are affected and what parents can do to keep themselves and their children safe.

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Who is Included in the ‘Transgender Umbrella?’

Jeff Johnston

The “transgender umbrella” encompasses an ever-growing, ever-changing list of “gender identities” and “gender expressions.” Any “gender identity” may use public accommodations and threaten the safety and privacy of children, women and men.

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How Did We Get To This Gender-Confused Place?

Jeff Johnston

Gender confusion is rampant and the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender activist movement has affected religion, pop culture, education, business and politics. “Sexual orientation” and “gender identity” are now privileged over privacy, safety and freedom.

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Public Restrooms – Your Privacy and Safety

Jeff Johnston

Public accommodations laws now make restrooms, locker rooms and dressing rooms available to all based on “gender identity.” This Focus on the Family series explains how and why all are affected and what parents can do to keep themselves and their children safe.

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Keeping Your Family Safe in Public Restrooms

Jeff Johnston

Focus on the Family offers helpful guidance and ideas for keeping children safe in public restrooms. Parents can be educated and equipped, plan ahead, and act appropriately to deal with “gender identity” policies and laws.

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Do 'Gender Identity' Laws Affect Me and My Family?

Jeff Johnston

'Gender Identity' laws and policies affect everyone. From cities and states to businesses like Target, Macy’s or Planet Hollywood to federal agencies, those with any “gender identity” may use any public accommodations, threatening privacy and safety of others.

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Resource for Digital Pornography Addiction

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Digital Pornography Addiction (Free Download)

The growing use of pornography is one of the most troubling trends in our world. Recent statistics show a staggering percentage of children are exposed to pornography before the age of 18. This guide will educate you about digital pornography and where you can find help.

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Where There's Smoke ...

Article

Where There’s Smoke …

Rod Thomson

Coloradans are beginning to see the negative impact of legalizing recreational marijuana as crime and addiction soar—and it's shocking some people into action.

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Years in the Making

Rod Thomson

The road to legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado is marked by three distinct eras: The early effort to legalize medical marijuana (2000-2008), the medical marijuana commercialization era (2009-present) and the recreational marijuana era (2014-present).

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Standing in the Gap for Kids in Foster Care

Dr. Sharen Ford and Kelly Rosati discuss the plight of orphans in the foster care system and ways that listeners can help these children.

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Marijuana: The Big Picture

As Christians, we need to think carefully about this issue and how the legalization and use of marijuana will affect the safety of our children and communities.

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A marijuana leaf made out of smoke.

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Myths and Facts of Marijuana Use

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

How accurate are the arguments being made by marijuana advocates?

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Green blocks spelling out the word "marijuana".

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Marijuana: The Big Picture

Dawn McBane

As Christians, we need to think carefully about this issue and how the legalization and use of marijuana will affect the safety of our children and communities.

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A boy smoking marijuana.

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Marijuana Effects on Health and Brain Function

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Here are just a few of the negative ways marijuana use affects otherwise healthy areas of the body.

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