Does an Economic Depression Cause Domestic Violence?

As finances get tighter the incidence of domestic violence appears to be on the rise, according to an article, No Cash Makes Men Wife Beaters? However, Judge Jeanine Pirro counters the rise in statistics with the bald, and basic, fact that a man just first be willing to beat his wife.

Using a question and answer format, Judge Pirro deconstructs the myths of “the devil (or the economy) made me do it” mentality of domestic violence in the brief but powerful piece about domestic abuse. It just take a minute to read, but is excellent.


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