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Violence

MPAA Ratings

What do movie ratings really mean and who enforces them? Not the police.

05/31/2012

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Philadelphia Anti-Violence Groups Launch ‘Live And Let Live’ Campaign

A group of Philadelphia-area grass-roots organizations have launched a new campaign to fight violence in the city.

02/29/2012

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Religious Leaders Hold Interfaith Inaugural Prayer Gathering for Mayor Nutter

Along with the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter took a pledge before Monday’s Inauguration, “to pray fervently for an end to violence in our region.”

01/01/2012

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Legs Against Arms Run Celebrates Keeping Kids Away From Violence

The Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility holds its annual Legs Against Arms 5-K Run as part of its strategy to keep kids away from the chain of violence, honoring those who have been lost and celebrating the lives of those who are on the right path.

04/10/2011

(credit: Tony Hanson)

New Play at Freedom Theater In North Philadelphia Focuses On Teens And Gun Violence

Journey of a Gun begins with a straw purchase of a weapon, which then moves through several hands and several crimes. Young people make choices and sometimes pay for those choices.

02/20/2011

South Philadelphia High

South Philly High Enters US Anti-Bias Pact

One year after dozens of Asian students were beaten at South Philadelphia High School, the school district agreed to settle a Civil Rights complaint that grew out of the incident.

12/15/2010

Bullying

NJ Legislative Panels OK Tougher Anti-Bullying Law

New Jersey Senate and Assembly panels have approved anti-bullying legislation that proponents say will help stem school violence and prevent teen suicides.

11/15/2010

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