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Local Teens React To Domestic Violence

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

The Chris Brown and Rihanna domestic abuse case last month, has shed a bright spotlight on dating abuse in this country.

Young fans of the R&B couple are following this case and forming their own opinions, and surprisingly, many of them are harsher on the victim.

So, we wanted to know their thoughts on domestic or teen dating abuse.

These teens hear the rumors from entertainment websites and their friends, but never get a chance to read the police report.

Lynnette Taylor was enlightening by their feelings on domestic abuse and concerned about the mistruth that had them blaming the victim.

40 percent of young adults know someone who has been abused by a boyfriend.

In Lynnette's group of four, one of them currently has a friend in an abusive relationship.


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