13 questions that can save lives and prevent trauma

On Google, you can read any one of the 173 stories about San Francisco Sheriff George Mirkarimi being sentenced today to one day in jail and three years probation for falsely imprisoning his wife when he supposedly abused her on New Year’s Eve. SFGate.com’s Rachel Gordon reported:

In addition to the jail and probation sentence, Mirkarimi, who oversees the city’s jails and one of the state’s largest law enforcement agencies, will also attend domestic-violence intervention classes for one year, perform 100 hours of community service, pay $590 in court costs and, if ordered by his probation officer, take parenting classes.

I vote for the parenting classes, especially if they explain how children are  traumatized by watching their mothers being battered.

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