posted on Dec, 5 2011 @ 10:33 PM
I feel for you mate!
The same thing is happening in New Zealand too. The following is just one good example of the MADNESS that our fine feminist and liberal brigade have
brought this fine country to (Happened Sept 2010):
Pervert caught taking photos of young girls in short skirts. That was the view of some women in an item covered by TV3's 'Campbell Live'
last night. However, another possible angle to the story was this: Father harassed for taking innocent photos of his daughter playing netball.
And that from our perspective was all it was, a loving father taking a couple of photos of his 9 year-old daughter during a netball game.
Business consultant Kendall Langston was at the Action Indoor Sports Stadiums in Christchurch watching his daughter Caetana play a game of netball.
Like any parent might, he took a photo of her playing... well, two actually. A parent of one of the girls on the opposing team approached and
challenged Langston, telling him it was illegal to take photos and demanded that he delete them. Suspecting that the woman had misjudged his motives,
he explained he was merely taking photos of his daughter playing and he refused to delete them. The woman was still not happy, so Langston and his
daughter left. The woman then called the police, followed them to their car, wrote down the registration and blocked his departure. When the police
arrived, probably diverted away from a violent assault, rape or home invasion, they suggested he crop one of the photos so only his daughter could be
seen. Rightly frustrated he then deleted them both, and he went home very annoyed, his daughter went home upset, the narrow-minded vigilante went away
triumphant and the police returned, one would hope, to more serious complaints.
What is society coming to when a father — or anybody — can't take photos of kids playing sport? Or any public activity? What was this stupid
woman thinking — well not much obviously — when she focused her wrath on such an innocent event? She reminds us of that certain brand of feminist
who screams such things as 'All men are rapists'. But this is no more true than men claiming that 'All women are cheating whores'. Seemingly this
woman and her supporters believe that men only take their daughters to sports activities so that they can collect revealing photographs of scantly
clad young girls. What for? Well, no doubt to trade them on the Internet and/or to use them to satisfy their own immoral sexual desires. We find this
view insulting and the height of ignorance and stupidity.
Why has management in some of these public places even introduced bans on photography? Are their boards made up of deluded women like the complainant,
obsessed by silly myths of child pornography rings, Satanic rituals, and paedophiles on every street corner? To our knowledge paedophiles don't need
to go to netball games to catch a fleeting glimpse of a young girl's knickers. They can find thousands of more intimate images and videos on the
Internet, in TV lingerie ads and in glossy advertisements received free in the mail of young girls just in underwear, without the inconvenience of a
netball skirt. So if paedophiles really are going to netball games, they're going for the purpose of seeing real girls in the flesh, not in photos,
so banning cameras has achieved nothing. They're going to these games to get closer to these girls, to strike up a relationship or to follow them
home. They're not going just to photograph them with clothes on. But of course paedophiles are like tigers, dangerous, but nevertheless quite rare
and you are unlikely to ever come across one. Banning photography because of an unrealistic fear of paedophiles only punishes ordinary parents and
citizens and does nothing to expose the rare paedophile that is elsewhere, taking confession from your child or chatting to them outside in the
carpark while they're waiting for a ride home.
Teachers and parents complain that there are few male teachers these days, and as Kendall Langston noted, society wants fathers to be involved in the
lives of their daughters, taking them to sports (or dance or skepticism for kids classes or whatever). But now we have these ignorant morons that
imply that fathers and males in general that would want to watch kids play sport are only there because they are sexual perverts, there to catch a
glimpse of prepubescent flesh and with luck, get a photo of it. These people disgust us, with their warped, obscene and false view of adult/child
relationships and their resultant hatred and distrust of all males. They are making the world a darker place and it's worrying that so many people in
authority — teachers, police, sports bodies, social workers, counsellors etc — are acting on their groundless suspicions and treating
camera-wielding parents as potential sexual perverts.