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Trump Administration Undermines Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

The Trump Administration undermines existing protections for immigrant domestic violence survivors through its current enforcement priorities.  In some cases, such as when Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) shows up at courthouses, this is effectively state-reinforcement of the abuse of the victim.  1,296 more words

Politics & Policy

Happy Valentine’s Day: Imagining a World with No Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Through Anishinaabe #IdleNoMore

In the spirit of February 14th and Missing and Murdered Indigenous women, I want to decolonize the meanings that are associated with this holiday of love and romance, meanings that have been impose…

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Scoop.it

NCAI Releases Five-Year Report on Tribal Governments Exercising VAWA

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has released a new report summarizing results of the first five years of tribal government-expanded criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians under the tribal provisions of the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA 2013). 564 more words

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Change is Coming For Victims of Domestic Violence On American Indian Reservations

Sexual and domestic violence in Indian Country continues to be a crisis, with grave law enforcement challenges.   There is progress, however. I recently published an article in the A.B.A. 1,096 more words

Criminal Justice

Stop Charging Rape Victims for Post-Assault Medical Care

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF ‘CARE2’)

Stop Charging Rape Victims for Post-Assault Medical Care

34,075 SUPPORTERS

35,000 GOAL

According to current law,  307 more words

Medicine

Salvation Army Prepping For Big Thanksgiving Meal

Mobile, AL (WKRG)

Hundreds of people and families in need will get the guarantee of a hot meal on Thanksgiving.  Workers at the Salvation Army are putting the finishing touches on one of their biggest events of the year.   229 more words

News

#Me Too

Me too.

Two simple words. I’ve seen this hashtag take off like crazy, watched as hundreds of thousands of women and men share their stories of sexual harassment and sexual assault. 815 more words