Jump to navigation. The article explores the connection between cruelty to animals and human violence. In particular, it examines animal abuse perpetrated by adolescents as a predictor of later human violence. Cruelty to animals and violence towards people have something in common: both types of victims are living beings, feel pain, experience distress, and may die from their injuries. Child and animal protection professionals are aware of this connection, and recognize that both child and animal abuse are linked in a self-perpetuating cycle of violence. Research shows that the more often someone is exposed to a certain situation, the more comfortable that person becomes with it.
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Colorado offenders convicted as juveniles stay in prison despite Supreme Court ruling
In this presidential election year, the question of voting restrictions, and their disproportionate impact on Black and Brown communities, should receive greater public attention. This report is intended to update and expand our previous work on the scope and distribution of felony disenfranchisement in the United States see Uggen, Larson, and Shannon ; Uggen, Shannon, and Manza ; Uggen and Manza ; Manza and Uggen For the first time, we present estimates of the percentage of the Latinx population disenfranchised due to felony convictions. Although these and other estimates must be interpreted with caution, the numbers presented here represent our best assessment of the state of felony disenfranchisement as of the November election. To compile estimates of disenfranchised populations, we take into account new U. Census data on voting eligible populations and recent changes in state-level disenfranchisement policies, including those reported in Felony Disenfranchisement: A Primer Chung and Expanding the Vote Porter ; McLeod
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USP ADX Florence, which opened in , is classed as a supermax or "control unit" prison, thus providing a higher, more controlled level of custody than a maximum security prison. USP ADX Florence was commissioned as the Federal Bureau of Prisons needed a unit designed specifically for the secure housing of those prisoners most capable of extreme, sustained violence toward staff or other inmates. As of December [update] , there are prisoners. They are confined 23 hours per day in single cells with facilities made of poured, reinforced concrete to deter self-harm, and are under hour supervision, carried out intensively with high staff-inmate ratios. Phones are generally banned, and only limited broadcast entertainment is permitted.
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