About one in three American youths age 14-20 say they've been of victims of dating violence and almost one in three acknowledge they've committed violence toward a date, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association's 121st Annual Convention. via One in three US youths report being victims of dating violence.
In total, more than 22,500 gun murders and more than 38,000 gun suicides were tallied for 2009-2010, the researchers found. via U.S. Gun Violence: Murders Down, Suicides Up, CDC Reports --Doctors Lounge.
DID YOU KNOW? In one year on average, almost 100,000 people in America are shot or killed with a gun. In one year, 31,593 people died from gun violence and 66,769 people survived gun injuries (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)). That includes: 12,179 people murdered and 44,466 people shot in an attack [...]