New study finds violence against children in the U.S. is declining

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It is always nice to see a bit of good news regarding youth violence.

CNN ran a piece today on a new study that finds an overall decline in violence and crime involving children from 2003 through 2011. The study was published in the latest edition of JAMA Pediatrics.

This decline was evident regardless of race or socio-economic status, and was not hampered by the recession.

Read more about David Finkelhor’s (lead author) thoughts on the study and find a link to the publication in the original CNN article.