On “the scandal in this” - For anyone who might send their child to New Saint Andrews College

Posted at The Truth About Moscow:

"Rod Dreher was upset that we differed with the recommendation of the probation officer. But we agreed with the judge, who made the determination to let the marriage proceed. Judge Stegner approved the wedding, and he said that “an age-appropriate relationship with a member of the opposite sex from Mr. Sitler is one of the best things that can happen to him and to society”(emphasis added). In addition to this, we also were in agreement with the treatment professionals that Steven was seeing. His pastoral counselor agreed, his professional counselors agreed, the judge agreed. Now where is the scandal in this?"

Pastor Douglas Wilson of Christ Church, Moscow, frames a rhetorical question, and if you plan to send your daughter to New Saint Andrews College, then it behooves you to contemplate both the question and answer.

In August 2010, Ed Iverson, Head Librarian of New Saint Andrews College, introduced an NSA graduate to a convicted serial pedophile, specifically hoping that the two would get married. At that time Ed Iverson was an elder at Christ Church, Moscow, and he still is. The young lady’s name was Katie Travis (now Sitler) and the child molester’s name is Steven Sitler. Various influences in his life describe him and his crimes accordingly, ...