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The following is the introductory letter from B.A.D.D.. It has been transcribed as accurately as possible. It did not contain any obivious spelling errors. (R) has been used to represent the registered trademark symbol, however no credit was given to the trademark holder in the letter. Page 1 B.A.D.D. P. O. Box 5513 Richmond, Virginia 23220-0513 Many people ask what is B.A.D.D., INC. B.A.D.D. stands for Bothered About D & D and other harmful influences on children. We are an organization dedicated to educating the public on the harmful effects of entertainment violence which is occuring and growing in our society. We are concerned with violent forms of entertainment such as: violent-occult related rock music, role- playing games that utilize occult mythology and the worship of occult gods in role playing situations like Dungeons & Dragons (R), teen satanism involving murder and suicide, and pornography as it is affecting adolescent behavior and reshaping attitudes and values in a negative manner. Our hopes are to be influential in the restoration of respect for human life. The group was founded in 1983 by Patricia Pulling of Richmond, Virginia. Patricia lost a 16 year old son to suicide which was directly related to the game of Dungeons & Dragons (R). B.A.D.D was incorporated in 1984 and enjoys tax exempt status (509) (a) (1) & 170 (b) (1) (A) (vi). We are strictly voluntary with no paid staff and we are totally funded by private donations. B.A.D.D serves the informational needs of people nationwide. We supply law enforcement, schools, churches, doctors, lawyers, psychiatrists, social workers and people from all walks of life. We have done hundreds of media presentations ranging from "60 Minutes" to Pat Robertson's "700 Club", including The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Newsweek, and many many more. We have even given media presentations for Canada, Australia, and England. We give seminars and lectures all over the country. B.A.D.D also acts as a referral system for people who need help regarding entertainment violence issues. We believe that the problem is not only a lack of information but many times mis- information. We feel that if we all work together we can improve our society for our children. "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." Edmund Burke Page 2 Materials List: #101 A 40 page booklet which gives comparisons from Dungeons & Dragons (R) manuals to actual books on the occult. Factual and documented with actual page references. We ask for a $3.75 donation for this booklet. Yes, I would like this booklet, no. of copies ______Total______ #102 We also have a large booklet which consist of a compilation of newspaper articles collected across the United States and Canada. We ask for a $10.00 donation to cover the cost of postage and copy expense. Yes, I would like this booklet, no. of copies ______Total______ #103 We have a 90 minute cassette tape which includes the contents of a presentation given by Patricia Pulling and Patrick Dempsey "DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - THE OTHER SIDE". This is a 60 minutes lecture with an additional 30 minute interview with an Ex-Dungeon Master in which he discusses reasons that could be problem areas for young people. We ask for a $7.50 donation. Yes, I would like this cassette tape, no of copies_____ Total_____ #104 A 60 page booklet on WITCHCRAFT OR SATANISM???. This booklet gives a brief history of the occult including human sacrafices, definitions, occult related crime, and the relationship of the adolescent occult fad of the 1980's to their entertainment and to crime. We ask for a $5.00 donation for this booklet Yes, I would like this booklet, no of copies_____Total_____ #105 WHAT IS RITUAL ABUSE? This is a 19 page booklet to introduce the public to an apparent growing problem regarding the sexual victimization of young children in a ritualistic fashion. A $1.50 donation is requested for this booklet. Yes, I would like this booklet, no of copies_____Total_____ #106 A LAW ENFORCMENT PRIMER ON FANTASY ROLE PLAYING GAMES. This item is free of charge but it is restricted to law enforcment personnel. In order to obtain this booklet please request this in wqriting on Department Head stationary. #107 Dungeons & Dragons brochure. This item is free of charge. It is a personal testimony of a young man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a friend with whom he played Dungeons & Dragons. He tells how to play the game and reasons why you should not play the game. Yes, I would like this brochure_____ #108 TEEN DEVIL WORSHIP, A DEADLY FAD? This item is free of charge It is a brief introduction into a growing fad among teenagers, with a list of books related to the subject which may prove helpful for additional research. Yes, I would like this brochure_____ #109 To join our mailing list we ask an annual donation of $12.00. Yes, place me on your mailing list._____ All donations received by B.A.D.D. INC are used for the sole purpose of reprinting materials and expenses to operate B.A.D.D. None of our personnel received any compensation and all donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your interest and concerns. We also accept VISA and MASTERCARD. If you wish to use either VISA or MASTERCARD please fill out the following information: NAME_____ADDRESS_____ CITY_____STATE_____PHONE______ TYPE OF CARD_____CARD #_____ EXPIRATION DATE ON CARD_____ AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE_____ THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!


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