Broken Families Far More Lethal To Children than Guns
It‚Äôs not the gun culture, it‚Äôs the broken family culture.
A new Justice Department study looking at violent crimes committed against ‚Äúyouth‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒdefined as Americans from 12 to 17 years of age‚ÄĒdiscovered that the rate of ‚Äúserious violent crime‚ÄĚ committed against youth by a perpetrator using a firearm dropped 95 percent from 1994 to 2010.
The study‚ÄĒ‚ÄúViolent Crime Against Youth, 1994-2010‚ÄĚ‚Äďalso discovered that American youth who were victims of a serious violent crime in 2010 were six times more likely to have been attacked by a perpetrator wielding a knife than one wielding a gun.
The study, released Dec. 20, also discovered that an American youth was 3.8 times more likely to become the victim of a serious violent crime if he or she lived in a home where the householder was unmarried than if he or she lived with married parents. In 2010, 7.4 out of every 1,000 youth living with married...
Ah, ran out of space yesterday, that quote came from the summary of the sermon for Ephesians 5:25-33.
But of course one can't just pigeonhole, shooters, except to say they are all sinners, from a source I don't even like to reference, this is a somewhat interesting article, with very little psychobabble I might add, School Shooters Who Are Not White Males
Yes, a broken family is the problem (of course this problem is caused by one or both partners not being Christian! q.v., Divorce on Trial ) But stable families are so important to a society, that this Justice Dept. study isn't really needed. Even if children of broken families don't end of criminals, they are suffering from a handicap in all areas of life, It's hard enough to have children to turn out correctly, and even harder if they are from a broken home!
Gil Rugh said or, wrote: Christ's love for the church is the model for how men are to love their wives. 'It's not here is another person that I am to manifest love to'. No.....She is a part of me. We do lose our individuality in the marriage relationship. That is God's plan. We are one. she is part of me. When I am loving her, I a