violence

Montana Follows Nation With Rising Violent Crime Rates
The National Crime Victimization Survey reports that America's violent crime rate jumped up 15 percent in 2012. Statistician Tyson Mclean works as the Statistical Analysis Center Director at the Montana Board of Crime Control and he said Montana's crime rate is up too.
Video Game Violence A Concern For 89 Percent of Parents
This week's spotlight on violent video games does not start and stop with the actions and words of Vice President Joe Biden. A nationwide survey commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress found that an estimated 89% of parents believe violence in video games is a pr…
Are Violent Video Games Contributing To the Declining Crime Rate?
A new academic paper suggests that the proliferation of violent videos games over the past 20 years has contributed to the more than 50 percent decrease in violent crime over that time period.
The paper’s authors analyzed published studies on the topic of violence and video games, and were able to co…