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pedophilia

n. an obsession with children as sex objects. Overt acts, including taking sexual explicit photographs, molesting children, and exposing one's genitalia to children are all crimes. The problem with these crimes is that pedophilia is also treated as a mental illness, and the pedophile is often released only to repeat the crimes or escalate the activity to the level of murder. (See: molestation, rape, pornography)

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Her husband, a friend and two other men were also pictured in Llanrwst United FC jerseys with the untrue caption: "Some paedo kiddie fiddlers.
The paedo protesters were out in force at the weekend.
DEVASTATED victims of paedo headmaster Patrick Barry told yesterday how he destroyed their lives.
Between 1979 and 1985, he published Paedo Alert News, which called itself a "magazine about boy-love".
A PAEDO dad who tried to stop his daughter fleeing to Ireland was arrested by Polish police after his wife exposed his crimes.
That's right, Tony, the evil paedo who abused her for years.
I WAS sickened beyond belief by your story on evil paedo Jimmy O'Donnell.
Mr Balls has seen one case file in which the tracking of a UK paedo on the net led to information on a cyber-network which included a German foster parent and a Swedish army sergeant.
4 WHILE ITV boss Michael Grade bangs on about trust, can we trust him never to darken our screens with Paedo Ballroom ever again?
At a meeting of the Commons home affairs committee yesterday, Mr Danczuk was asked what he thought happened to the paedo report.
The pop paedo, 64, was allowed a stroll on the morning of his release after two years in a men-only block.
According to the poll, one pupil said on Twitter: "You are a paedo and your daughter is a whore.