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Judicial shortcomings for domestic violence victims

The number of domestic violence-related deaths in Pima County increased by 50 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. 1,216 more words

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Lawmakers Think Abuse Victims Need Easier Access to Guns. This Survivor Believes They’re Dead Wrong.

Lawmakers and gun-rights advocates have called for arming abuse victims, but few battered women are mentally and emotionally prepared to pull the trigger.

The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would allow anyone 21 or older who is protected by a restraining order to carry a concealed handgun without a license for 45 days.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Anti-sexual assault work is a part of domestic violence work because domestic violence often includes sexual abuse.

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Sheltered in Place- Domestic Violence

We hear it on the six o’clock news, an order born of our increasingly terroristic society- “Shelter in place.”  We all shudder at the idea of frightened school children waiting for danger to pass. 531 more words

Adoptees In The News

Training begins March 19 for volunteer advocates

Become a volunteer domestic violence advocate

  • The latest training will be conducted on Saturdays, beginning March 19, 2016.
  • 24 hours of interactive training and shadowing will qualify you as a confidential domestic violence advocate in the State of Colorado.
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