The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

(The most common mass violence is within families.) 30 mass killings, 137 victims: A typical year

In domestic law on December 16, 2013 at 5:27 am

See on Scoop.itBattered Mothers and Abused Children

.The most common mass violence is within families.

Family killings make up just over half the mass murders in the USA, on average. This year, there have been 13 mass killings within families, leaving 56 people dead.

The most likely killers are husbands and fathers, followed by sons in their late teens or early 20s, says Jack Levin, a criminology and sociology professor at Northeastern.

See on www.thetimesherald.com

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