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Raising Victims' Voices
- Lizzie Buchen, Jun 6, 2013
Common wisdom says crime victims favor harsh and punitive criminal justice policies. A new survey of victims shows otherwise.
Who's really murdering our children--and why won't we talk about it?
- Mike Males, Dec 20, 2012
- President Obama, in the wake of the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Connecticut's, Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, says "we are not doing enoug to protect our children ." He's right, far more than he acknowledges. How can we possibly "do enough" when the president, interests, and media commentators won't even talk about what the real dangers to our kids are?Here's a scary fact neither the president nor other commentators will contemplate, because it's just too…
American gun debate stifled by myth, dogma, and resistance to crucial information
- Mike Males, Dec 18, 2012
- During Barack Obama's presidency, 3,000 American children and teenagers were murdered by violence inflicted by their parents and caretakers --a toll equal to last Friday's gun massacre at Newtown, Connecticut's, Sandy Hook Elementary School every 10 days. An equal number of children were killed by parents too addicted, mentally ill, or uncaring to provide vital care. Has Obama eulogized these thousands of young victims--far more than are murdered in schools, colleges, theaters, and malls--as…
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