Why do people who perpetrate domestic violence do it?
Power and control.
So reports the Hamilton (Ontario) Spectator, following two recent area murders stemming from domestic violence.
The article underscores that the attitude of abusers often carries over to their children, placing them at risk as well.
This reminder is timely, as we look ahead to Child Abuse Prevention Month in April and awareness-raising events such as Hands Around the Courthouse in Canton, Illinois.