Are abstinence and criminalization the best ways to handle inappropriate sexting? Those approaches haven't achieved intended results with teen sex, drug use, or drinking. Why would we expect the outcome to be different with sexting. Is sexting the problematic behavior or is the issue we should be focused on the actions people take without consent? [...]
It’s a sad reality that we’re training bystanders how to treat gun shot wounds. But, as they say, it is what it is and it’ll certainly save lives. With the rash of mass shootings in the US, all of us should know basic gun shot first aid.
I’m a believer in the Second Amendment, but also in the truth. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens (after accidents). Firearms in the home increase teen suicide risk.
What we do know is that it’s in the hundreds of millions! Teens (and the rest of us) should be mindful of this as they go about their daily lives.