Jordan's Law (CA AB 1542) will increase penalties for all those involved in social media motivated assaults. Talk with your teens about what assault is and how to avoid becoming criminally liable, even if they thought they were just filming a friend making a joke.
A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report to quanitfy the rampant under-reporting of police-related deaths. Should the public be entitled to more transparent, accurate, comprehensive data that is properly updated and maintained?
Although guns are used in less than 10% of terrorist attacks globally, they produce more than 50% of the deaths from terrorist attacks--particularly true for the US.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that doctors regularly screen all teenagers for suicide risk in light of evidence that nearly 20% of students surveyed by the CDC say they had seriously considered suicide in the past 12 months and data the AAP has clearly establishing the relationship between bullying and suicide for both [...]
New York has begun pardoning young adults convicted of non-violent crimes as teenagers through a program that could help up to 10,000 people. From derailing college plans to preventing employment, criminal convictions can be deeply, permanently damaging. Read Eduardo's story and then take our quick quiz on Police Searches and Conversations at http://whattheydontteach.info/quizzes/police-interactions/ Read article