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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

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#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

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Wind River

The Wind River film touched on many issues that Native people face. A wildlife officer, the protagonist, found the body of an 18-year-old Native woman; an autopsy later revealed that she was raped.  539 more words

Tribal Law Journal

A journalist’s pocket guide to covering domestic violence in Indian Country

by AJ Earl

For a majority of Indigenous people in the United States, interpersonal violence is a sad fact of life. In 2016, the National Institute of Justice reported that 84 percent of Native Americans were the victims of violence. 594 more words

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MCSO Heads to Texas To Help

Mobile County, AL (WKRG)

Members of the MCSO are on their way to Texas.  They’re taking one of their large mobile response vehicles to help first responders.   133 more words

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