Category Archives: violence

Sport…

each year around thirteen boxers die in the ring more are seriously injured it seems strange that some people spend their lives hitting and beating up other people breaking noses splitting  lips and eyes causing pain hitting each other until … Continue reading

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A sunny day…a poem about death

and when death comes in might be on a sunny afternoon when everything seems fine until suddenly you can’t breath because your hands are zipped behind your back and there’s a knee pressing against your throat and then on that … Continue reading

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An organization, Life after Hate, that can help people disengage from far right wing violent groups…

https://www.lifeafterhate.org/about-us-page https://www.lifeafterhate.org/team

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Due to the lockdown, not only is violence against women/battering rising, so is child abuse.

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Here’s another link…for gun violence in Chicago

https://news.wttw.com/2019/11/11/wttw-launches-new-digital-series-firsthand-gun-violence

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A couple of new PBS shows on gun violence in Chicago…

https://interactive.wttw.com/firsthand/gun-violence https://www.pbs.org/show/firsthand-gun-violence/ This is unacceptable.  It has always been unacceptable.  I’ve lived in Chicago my entire life and I’ve never had to live the way the people in these stories live, because I’m white and live in a different neighborhood.  … Continue reading

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Domestic violence rises worldwide…

Photo:  Pixabay

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Melanie reminds us that April is Child Abuse prevention month, as well as Sexual Assault prevention month because hey, you know women and children are prey for men to hunt and hurt, so we get a whole month to remind everyone that it never ends. This is Melanie’s book about one girl who lived.

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Okay, so…

We had a warm day, in Chicago, so 21 people were shot, 7 shot to death.  

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Here’s the thing…

I rarely go to the Board Panda site, but lately I’ve been stopping by for some of the funny things.  Well, I won’t be doing that anymore, because so many stories (which I don’t open) are so terrible it makes … Continue reading

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