Cities Enact Penalties for Violence In Front of Children

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Burleson, Tx., is among cities pioneering a way to protect children. A new city ordinance makes it unlawful to physically attack anyone in front of a child, meaning abusers can be punished for a child’s anguish as well as for injuries, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. “These children live in constant fear and terror,” said Casey Gwinn, a former San Diego city . . .

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