Child sex trafficking, which some have reported brings in more money than the illegal drugs and illegal gun trade, combined. It is still a crime in the United States for an adult to have sexual encounters with boys and girls. Such crimes are called sexual assault or child molestation. Those who commit such crimes are called pedophiles.…

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“If you have a child with no psychological parents, essentially adrift in the world, you are headed toward all sorts of bad outcomes,” said StevieRay Hansen “And we as a society are going to pay and pay and pay for it. According to a nationwide study of runaway youths, more than one-third had been in…

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Not every child goes to sleep at night in a permanent home. In a nation that compassionately cares for “the least of these,” the shockingly high number of children languishing in foster care, waiting for a home they can truly call their own, should cause each of us to take action. The data is shocking.…

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Stevie Ray Hansen

There are 159 million children across the globe who are defined as orphans, (Source) These children, and others, are a risk for poverty, health concerns, neglect, and abuse. What happens to these orphans?  The lucky ones are taken in by extended family or friends. For the rest, the options can be frightening. Many end up on…

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