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 just an issue for poor […]

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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 forward about. Many agencies that […]

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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 a person’s psyche. It is […]

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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 injury and the threat of […]

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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 also not fully aware of […]

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