Posted by: Katherine | September 10, 2006

Sexualizing Six Year Olds!

The Drudge Report had this article linked to their website: Retailers Peddle Padded Bras for Girls.

Upon looking at the story I was disgusted to read that some stores are actually selling PADDED BRAs for girls as young as SIX years old! Now, even if you disregard the plague of pedophilia and child pornography in this world, to allow a child to wear such clothing naturally inclines anyone to regard them more as sexual beings or even sexual objects, including themselves.

When asked about this, one distributor replied:
“The idea of the padding is for girls to be discreet as they develop,” a spokeswoman said.

“It is more about hiding what you have got than showing it off. It is certainly not there to make children look like they have breasts.”

Since when do 6,7,8,9,or 10 year olds need padding to “hide what they’ve got?” Furthermore, since when do 6-10 year olds have anything to hide? Target also defended the products.

It amazes me how some adults seem to think the best way to treat children is to completely ignore their childhood and fast forward through any innocence and push them straight into adulthood. Absolutely Shameful!

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