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Culture of Violence

What I Promise To Stop Saying In Front Of My Kids

Amy Hatch | Posted 04.05.2013 | Parents
Amy Hatch

I'm here to tell you that talking to your kids about guns and violence is a lot harder than telling them where babies come from.

The Heart of Violence

Leslie Clarke | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics
Leslie Clarke

Less than nine months ago, my 17-year-old, biracial son took his life. My belief is that he died not just of suicide but of a broken heart, tired of this violent world.

Hope In The Wake Of Tragedy: A Moral Response To A Crisis

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 02.17.2013 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

As we embark on this debate, we must turn our hearts to the messages of peace that are inherent in all faiths. We must trust and follow the Light that guides us.

Janell Ross

As Newtown Shooting Grabs Headlines, 'Slow Drip' Of Gun Violence Continues | Janell Ross | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

Friday night was supposed to be a celebration, a moment of young man levity after a nine-month stretch in which Avon Ball Jr. had worked to turn his l...

Gangster Rap and the History of Violence

Tio Hardiman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

There is a need to work on challenging the behaviors of young men and women by helping them understand that violence should be observed as unacceptable behavior.

16 Shot, 2 Fatally, On Halloween In New Orleans

AP | By MARY FOSTER | Posted 01.01.2012 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Sixteen people were shot and at least two killed in a bloody Halloween in New Orleans that included gunfire on Bourbon Street, the tour...

Gaddafi is Dead - A Culture of Needless Violence

Judith Barr | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Judith Barr

Moammar Gaddafi is dead. He was captured and some say executed. His country was deeply affected by the violence he created. But now . . . there is a c...