violence

New Gun Laws: Preventing Gun Violence

New Gun Laws: In the Line of Fire Almost every night on the evening news there is a report of a gun related homicide, innocent children being killed (by stray bullets) or a deadly school shooting. The nature of gun violence is a highly debated issue throughout the United States. Gun violence is no longer

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Victims of Crime

People that are victims of crime go through so much emotional trauma and stress. However, they should not feel ashamed or guilty about it. If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, know that it is not your fault or theirs and that it is something that you should come

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Domestic Violence Statistics

Domestic violence is wrong. There is never any excuse for it. One of the reasons it continues as a significant problem is that perpetrators are not always reported to the authorities. |SEE ALSO: Understanding Violence Definition| Years of being beaten, told they are worthless, and being trapped in a hostile environment take its toll on

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is typically associated with one spouse physically injuring the other spouse. However, the act of domestic violence can occur between partners, couples, siblings, parent/child and all those in between. It occurs between both men and women and there are no age or race barriers. The perpetrator uses humiliation, fear, physical injury, intimidation, emotional

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What Is Violence? Discover Its Different Types

Violence is an action that happens far too often all around us. However, people often do not know the answer to the following questions: What is violence? And what are the different types of violence? This lack of information could be one of the reasons why violence is quite widespread in our world. People are

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

2014’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is coming up on November 25. When the idea of violence against women is brought up, it’s not uncommon for someone to feel confused about why it’s treated like such a significant problem. Sometimes it’s true ignorance to the problem, while other times it’s willful

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What Is a Physician Assisted Suicide Exactly?

For some, ending one’s life would seem a perfectly logical solution when faced with a painful and terminal illness. Today, mercy killing, is nothing new. Suffering and pain has always been a part of being human.  There has always existed the argument of mercifully ending the pain of those suffering from incurable illness or injury.

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Domestic Violence in the United Kingdom

The problem of domestic violence is one that impacts and shapes every society, and the United Kingdom is no exception. What can make the matter different than other countries, however, is how the UK culture deals with the issue and what resources are put in place to address the problem. Domestic Violence Statistics in the

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Why Suicide Chat is Invaluable

Suicide chat is a form of intervention during a precarious thought process a young person goes through as they consider ending their own life. As parents, we don’t like to think of our children as being sad and miserable, but the reality is that teen years can bring much angst. To better understand the vulnerability

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Why Some Kids Enjoy Physical Violence

Some people just seem to enjoy physical violence while others avoid it at all costs. When those two types interact in a school setting, bullying is often the result. You could walk outside any school in America and see examples of physical violence in the school yard. But the more we advance and move away

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