Adrian Peterson and Corporal Punishment

  The latest incident involving a famous person and a contentious social issue is the case of Adrian Peterson, the star running back for the Minnesota Vikings NFL football team, being charged with child abuse for whipping his four year old son with a tree branch. A doctor saw the marks on the boy during a…

Celebrities and Domestic Violence

Last year the World Health Organization (WHO) published the results of the first major global review of violence against women. The study found that about a third of women have been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current partner. The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, called it “a global health problem…