THE AMERICAN SUNBATHING ASSOCIATION
(NOW AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR NUDE RECREATION)
The American Sunbathing Association (ASA, now the American Association for Nude Recreation --AANR) speaks out about the safety of children involved in nudism.
"You don't have to worry so much about where your kids are and what they're doing. Because you know that they're at home no matter where they are here, 'cause we are one big family. It's comforting, it's relaxing, and we feel that they're safe." American Sunbathing Association, now the American Association for Nude Recreation, circa 1988, Public Relations Videotape.
They FEEL their children are safe? What cagey language! The ASA/AANR knew of many arrests of pedophiles at the time they did this promotional video. They also know they can't say that children are safe in nudism because they could be sued by angry parents. That's why they said they FEEL children are safe.
There are no official policies of any kind in any national nudist or naturist organization in the US. There are many instances where they cover-up their pedophile problem. And there are many instances of pedophiles preying on children in clothing-optional and nudist environments.
The Naturist Society, the second largest nudist organization has no list at all, nor do they have any official policy to notify their members reliably when there is a dangerous man attending their functions. Check out the Michael Fabrizio letter exchange with TNS's president Lee Baxandall about Ed Donaghe to see the problem that lack of policy causes.
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