So says Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough is Enough (firstname.lastname@example.org, December 20, 2020). She is concerned about the health and safety of your children!
Perhaps you gave your child a new smart phone for Christmas, or even a laptop. Undoubtedly, they were thrilled and have used it for hours ever since the holiday! But are you aware of the dangers lurking behind that illuminated screen?
According to Hughes, predators, traffickers, pornographers and cyberbullies are taking advantage of the pandemic to prey on children spending many hours on-line doing virtual classes for school and contacting their friends via social media or accessing other entertainment. Children are at higher risk than ever because of the amount of time they’re using technology.
Hughes cites the following statistics for 2020:
- 98% increase in child enticement and grooming reports (1/20-9/20 compared with the same period in 2019, NOMEC, 7/16/2020);
- 63.31% increase in…
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