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Mental Illness Is Rampant In American Jails And Prisons

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 01.25.2017 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

There is an epidemic of mental illness in America's jails and prisons. On the low end, research indicates that at least 25 percent of all prisoners have a serious mental illness. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the numbers are much higher.

NRA Response to New Jersey Shooting of 3 Police Officers: More Guns?

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2012 | Crime
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

How would the NRA, who suggested after the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut that we provide armed guards in every school across America, at a cost of nearly $8 billion per year, respond to New Jersey's shooting?

7 Ways to Stop Your Child from Becoming Violent

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

Seeing an image of a violent adult, it's hard to imagine the innocent baby he or she once was. Is there such thing as being born violent? Are there really "bad seeds" when it comes to human life?