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NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - usatoday.com
In a lengthy letter sent to every NFL owner on Thursday, Goodell announced enhanced policies and discipline under the personal conduct policy that will result in a six-game suspension for a first offense related to domestic violence or sexual assault...
Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Stand your ground, Alexander, Zimmerman, domestic violence, new trial, crime, ethics, law, police, rights )

Lynn
- 52 days ago - addictinginfo.org
It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground ... law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman's?
Stop Selling Guns to Domestic Violence Offenders --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, abuse, ethics, NRA, domestic violence, law reform, guns, politics, rights, safety )

Lynn
- 64 days ago - forcechange.com
Criminals who are found guilty of domestic violence and stalking are discovering loopholes in gun laws across the country ... them to obtain guns. ...lawmakers are skirting around the issue. The [NRA] is continually ... blocking any attempt at reform.
TX Bar Ignites Outrage With Sign: 'I Like My Beer Like I Like My Violence: Domestic' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, domestic violence, Plano Texas, ethics, violence, rights, news, safety )

Carrie
- 111 days ago - rawstory.com
Bartenders at Scruffy Duffies in Plano, Texas refused to take down a handwritten sign that made light of domestic violence after a customer requested it be removed. The sign read, "I like my beer like I like my violence. Domestic."
Tell Your Senators to Help Save Women's Lives ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, domestic violence, death, guns, society, sadness, safety, violence, murder )

Carrie
- 113 days ago - act.everytown.org
After the shooting near Santa Barbara, another community has been shattered by the gun of a sick man targeting women. Women are the target of far too many shootings in America. In fact, the majority of mass shootings in this country are domestic violence.
Motorcycle Ride Against Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Jimmy Bernardo Memorial Ride, Awareness, Child abuse, Domestic Violence, fundraising, humans, children, women, family, GoodNews )

Dee
- 437 days ago - news10.com
PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Berkshire County motorcycle riders gathered in the city Sunday for the 18th Annual Jimmy Bernardo Memorial Ride in an effort to raise awareness and money for victims of child abuse and domestic violence.
Domestic Violence in the Deaf Community
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, physical abuse, sexual assault, Deaf, Deaf culture, ASL, videos )

Brian
- 687 days ago - healthbridges.info
Domestic Violence has always been a problem in the Deaf community. For many years it has been a hidden problem, secret and taboo. It was treated as a private matter between two people and the community should not get involved. ASL videos.
ACTION ALERT: Support the Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act of 2011! - PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: abused woman, domestic violence, health initiative act, protection laws )

Simone
- 1211 days ago - change.org
The Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act of 2011 (H.R.1578), sponsored by U.S. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY 29), is a bill that is designed to help strengthen the ability of health care providers to identify victims of domestic violence
STUDY: Many Bullies Get Pushed Around At Home
Society & Culture  (tags: education, culture, family, ethics, politics, BULLYING, bulying, school bullying, domestic violence, law, violence, society )

Cal
- 1244 days ago - npr.org
Bullies, their victims and kids who were both bullies and victims were far more likely to have been hurt by a family member or to have seen family violence than peers who weren't involved in bullying, according to data from Massachusetts that were just pu
ACTION ALERT: Justice for Battered Women in Prison! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: battered women, domestic violence, survivors, jailed, crimes, freedom, society )

Simone
- 1422 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Countless survivors of domestic violence in the US have been imprisoned for decades, despite the fact that their only crime was defending themselves and their children. Criminology and domestic violence experts agree that the majority of women behind bars
Rogersville Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Family; Bites Wife's Forehead, Hits Her With Skillet
Society & Culture  (tags: Domestic Violence, attempted murder, violence, women, child )

Lone
- 1636 days ago - timesnews.net
A Rogersville man has been arrested after allegedly attacking his wife, then threatening to kill her, their daughter and himself
Shelter for Abused Women Helping Victim's Pets! Video!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, Domestic Violence, pets, protection, women, environment )

Cher
- 1650 days ago - abclocal.go.com
A local shelter for abused women is helping protect their pets as well. And it's been made possible in part to a donation made in memory of two local children killed by their father.
Police: 2 Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: Domestic Violence, women, violence, Murder-Suicide )

Lone
- 1669 days ago - charlotteobserver.com
A Shelby man and his girlfriend are dead after an apparent murder-suicide early Saturday morning just outside downtown Shelby -- but their two young children were guided from the house safely before their father shot himself
Pinellas State Attorney Bernie McCabe 'Dumbfounded' By Prosecutor's Actions in Domestic Violence Case
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, murder, crime, law, Domestic Violence )

Lone
- 1670 days ago - tampabay.com
Pinellas County's top prosecutor said Thursday he is "dumbfounded" at the way his office handled the case of Craig Wall, accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend after being released on $1,000 bail in a domestic violence case
Wife Jailed After Fight Over Husband Urinating on the Floor, Pasco Deputies Say
Society & Culture  (tags: women, charged, Domestic Violence, husband )

Lone
- 1671 days ago - tampabay.com
WESLEY CHAPEL -- Deanne Elsholz said her husband urinated on the bathroom floor. David Elsholz just wanted to go back to sleep.
 

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