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Child Violence

10 Points Where the Research Behind Banning Handheld Devices for Children Is Flawed

Lisa Nielsen | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Lisa Nielsen

Rather than acknowledge any of the amazing things children are doing with handheld devices, those calling for a ban instead focus only on couch potato zombies.

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

Cris Rowan | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents
Cris Rowan

s a pediatric occupational therapist, I'm calling on parents, teachers and governments to ban the use of all handheld devices for children under the age of 12 years.

Eric Holder In Detroit To Hear About Children And Violence

Posted 04.23.2012 | Detroit

The nation's top lawyers are Detroit this week to hold the final public hearing of a task force to reduce children's exposure to violence. U.S. Att...

Be Part of the Solution to Violence Against Children

Robert Listenbee Jr. | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit
Robert Listenbee Jr.

It is not acceptable for us to sit by when we hear reports about a young student who was killed by a stray bullet, or attacked while walking home. We need the faith community, businesses and all levels of government to be a part of the solution.

6-Year-Old In Carjacking Is Third Child Shot In Detroit This Month

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

A 6-year-old boy was shot and critically injured during a carjacking in Detroit on Sunday, marking the third pre-teen gunfire victim in the area in le...

Cops: 10-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed Friend, 12

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2012 | Crime

EL CAJON, Calif. -- A 10-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing a 12-year-old friend in the chest with a kitchen knife, authorities say. She...

When Kids Kill: Is Our Detached Society To Blame?

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

We have managed to create a sub-population of children with no center and nothing and no one to give them one. Abandoned, alienated, and angry, without hope or conscience, why wouldn't they shoot?