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txsvicki
07-17-2008, 05:41 AM
Here's an interesting article on a study done on male kids and delinquency problems. There seems to be genetics involved and environmental stressors that make it worse or set it off in some kids.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/delinquents_genes_dc

Taximom
07-17-2008, 07:48 AM
It's interesting that the study still suggests that good parenting is integral.

I can see it now. The "I have 1 of 3 crime genes" defense.

Thanks for the info, txsvicki!

CyberLaw
07-17-2008, 09:18 AM
I am not to blame, it is all genetics, environment and those pesky parents did not sit down to dinner with me, so I am blameless.

I can see it now.........

mrsjonnob
07-17-2008, 01:34 PM
I am not to blame, it is all genetics, environment and those pesky parents did not sit down to dinner with me, so I am blameless.

I can see it now.........

Exactly what I was thinking. Soon, nobody will be held accountable for their actions.

OneLostGrl
07-17-2008, 11:40 PM
It's interesting that the study still suggests that good parenting is integral.

I can see it now. The "I have 1 of 3 crime genes" defense.

Thanks for the info, txsvicki!

Yup, no kidding!

OneLostGrl
07-17-2008, 11:42 PM
Exactly what I was thinking. Soon, nobody will be held accountable for their actions.

scarey, isn't it?