Posts Tagged ‘Child Molester’

Should Amazon Sell A Book About Pedophiles?

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Actual cover of Greaves' book

The recent release of a book on Amazon.com resulted in anger, outrage and threats. Thousands of people protested the book, and prepared to boycott Amazon if it wasn’t removed.

For a while, Amazon held firm. They suggested that refusing to sell a book would be censorship, and said people should be allowed to “make their own purchasing decisions.” Before long, however, the book disappeared from the popular website.

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John AldersonIt’s a situation that never should have been able to happen. For the last few weeks, 62-year-old John Alderson has been driving an ice cream truck in Roseville, California. Trouble is Alderson is not legally allowed to work in a position that puts him in unsupervised contact with children. He is a registered sex offender.

Parents from the Roseville area first noticed Alderson driving an ice cream truck over a decade ago. He hadn’t been seen for several years, but was back on his old route in April, 2010. By this time people were aware of his sexual offender status, and were outraged that a man who is listed as a child molester was selling ice cream to their children.

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