Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Good parents have their children's best interests at heart, and functional parents provide love, nurturing, support, and a sense of security for their children. However, not all parents are good parents, and, as a consequence, children can become victimized by their parents' neglect, abuse and cruelty that result in criminal behavior ("Mom let girl, 13, have sex," The Washington Times Web site, Sept. 27). Such is the case with the woman in New York who pleaded guilty to second-degree rape wherein she provided a hotel room and liquor to her 13-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old friend to engage in sexual relations - while the mother was present - …
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Publication information: Article title: Victimizing Children. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: October 8, 2005. Page number: A12. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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