New Laws Address Domestic Strife Witnessed By Kids

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http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/metro/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1065160655291920.xml New laws that address psychological harm done to children who witness domestic violence are catching on across the country, the New Orleans Times-Picayune says. Such measures recognize children as victims, even if they have not been harmed physically, and help get social services to youngsters who come from violent homes, said Thomas Kirkman of the domestic violence prosecution unit for Cape Cod and Massachusetts' islands . . .

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