Domestic Violence Statistics

The Heritage Foundation report “The Child Abuse Crisis: The Disintegration of Marriage, Family, and the American Community,” May 15, 1997 notes that:

“[due to] … the disintegration of family and community … America’s infants and young chilren, about 2,000 of whom — 6 per day — die each year,” and provides the following estimate:

Total Children Killed Per Year  2,000  
Killed by Mothers               1,100  
Killed by Stepfathers             250  
Killed by Live-In Boyfriends      513  
Killed by Biological Fathers      137  

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