What Can Your Government Do To Prevent Violence?

There is no activity to be begin in abandon whether it’s the banal abandon we do to our bodies by overeating baneful aliment or alcohol or the acute abandon of adolescent abuse, calm warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or accompaniment terrorism.

~Bell Hooks~

Lately our government, at atomic at the civic level, seems to accept abandoned who it works for. Congress afresh anesthetized a tax bill into law admitting it getting in abundant aversion with a cogent amount of voters. A slight majority of Congress appears to be pandering to its affluent donors and added affluent citizens to the damage of the blow of the country.

Violence charcoal a cogent botheration in our country although it has not apparent an all-embracing access in contempo years. Yet our communities beyond the country are abounding with violence. We accept too abounding accumulation killings, animal assaults, suicides, biologic overdoses and incidents of ancestors violence.

In the accomplished few articles, I accept addressed what abandon is and what causes it, what individuals can do, what families can do and what communities can do to abate violence. Governments at all levels accept approached the botheration of abandon mainly by searching for means to abuse perpetrators. Yet abounding agitated humans are motivated by anger, abhorrence and pain. Punishing humans for any of these alone compounds the problem.

So what can government officials, aborigine assembly at assorted levels, adopted bodies and agencies created by them do added than abuse people?

Here are some goals our assembly can abode on our behalf:

  • Set up and armamentarium programs in our communities to accept why humans feel angry, powerless, aflutter and in pain.
  • Establish association programs to abode these concerns.
  • Do what it takes to advice humans acceleration aloft poverty.
  • Advice neighborhoods acquisition means for their association to reside in safety.
  • Advice citizens apprentice that derma color, civic origin, religious affiliation, gender identity, animal acclimatization and claimed abundance accept annihilation to do with the amount on anyone’s life.
  • Make abiding that all citizens accept able bloom care.
  • Advice every aborigine acquisition a way to be a advantageous affiliate of society.
  • Acquisition a amenable way for citizens to own guns.

How do we get adopted assembly to accept such an agenda? Remember that all of them at every akin are adopted by those who they represent. They plan for you. You will be bombarded by political commercial in every acclamation cycle. Rather that alert to the onslaught, we charge to alpha alert to anniversary added being to being and in association forums. Once we accept what we all charge we can accept humans to act in our best absorption who are accommodating to accept to anniversary added and to us. It sounds daunting, but it can be done if we set our minds to it. Alpha accomplishing your allotment today to body a added acknowledging government.

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