**Warning! Content is Explicit!”
I’ve recently purchased a book entitled “30 Ways in 30 Days to Save Your Family, by Rebecca Hagelin. Mrs. Hagelin says, “In today’s society, the enemy among us is not wearing a trench coat and driving a suspicious looking van. No, the true enemy out to destroy the innocence of our children comes into our homes through their favorite TV shows and on their iPods.”
“Nearly every 12 year-old knows Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga. Do you? The music industry today is racing up over 1.5 billion dollars in sales in the U.S. alone, and kids are their target audience. It’s an industry that is no longer primarily about music. It’s become another avenue for selling porn, and sexualizing younger and younger children in the process.”
“Much of the music’s not just raunchy anymore, it’s explicitly sexual, and it’s only a download away from limitless play on your child’s iPod. The stars often reach down into the children’s market to cultivate new fans. Take for example Katy Perry. She is wildly popular with the pre-teen set, and has long left her Christian roots behind. In her latest album, “Teenage Dream,” her nearly naked pornographic romp flashes between beach flirtations and sex in a hotel room. She boasts about resisting record company efforts to tone down her song, “Peacock,” because she spells success “s-e-x.” The same Katy Perry was just featured on Nickelodeon’s “Kid’s Choice” music awards, and guest stars on Sesame Street this fall.”
“Live concerts are even worse, like Rihanna’s recent New York appearance, which simulated sex and ‘other perversions” on stage before an audience full of pre-teen and adolescent girls.”
Parents, this is NOT just fun, teenage music. This is a blatant attempt to destroy your child’s innocence. Do you know what’s in YOUR child’s iPod?!