Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Project Safe Childhood

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced the beginning of the nationwide implementation of Project Safe Childhood (PSC), a Department of Justice initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse.

"We are in the midst of an epidemic of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children," said Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. "Project Safe Childhood will help law enforcement and community leaders prevent, investigate, and prosecute sexual predators and pornographers who target our children and grandchildren."

Here is the news release from the Department of Justice, and the text of Gonzales' remarks at today's press conference.