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  • <em>Trainwreck</em> Shooting Tied to DV

    Trainwreck Shooting Tied to DV

    Are we ignoring domestic violence and focusing simply on gun violence? | Plenty of news outlets covered the story of John Houser opening fire in a movie theater on Jul... read more

  • The Laws Advocates Say Need to Change in 2015

    The Laws Advocates Say Need to Change in 2015

    Renewed funding, more gun control and no more job discrimination—will it happen? | In 2014, the federal budget increased funding for the Violence Against Women Act by... read more

  • Serious Jail Time

    Serious Jail Time

    Man gets 45 years in domestic violence ruling that could set a precedent for other cases | A lengthy amount of jail time is largely unheard of in domestic violence ... read more

  • New Legislation to Help Survivors in Arkansas

    New Legislation to Help Survivors in Arkansas

    And it’s all thanks to one survivor’s email | Three years ago, Laura Webb, pictured above in blue, was run over by her husband in his truck. On purpose. Twice. Her ... read more

  • We'll Come to You

    We'll Come to You

    Mobile advocacy goes to the survivor | It might be in the corner of a local laundromat or on a bench in a public park. The meetings are clandestine, careful, but no... read more

  • Overcoming The Domestic Violence Gun Law Gotcha

    Overcoming The Domestic Violence Gun Law Gotcha

    Why more states need to enforce the federal mandate | It’s one of those laws that would save lives if enforced regularly but, for myriad reasons, often flies under ... read more

  • Using GPS to Track Batterers

    Using GPS to Track Batterers

    At least 23 states are using GPS to keep track of high-risk domestic violence offenders | Diane Rosenfeld believes many domestic violence homicides are preventable.... read more

  • Captured on Film

    Captured on Film

    Five documentaries aimed at raising awareness of the intricacies of modern domestic violence | It’s widely agreed that the issue of domestic violence isn’t talked abo... read more

  • 4 TED Speakers Who Aim to Inspire Change

    4 TED Speakers Who Aim to Inspire Change

    Continuing the dialogue about domestic violence | %{email_signup} Survivors of domestic violence are often made to feel weak and isolated. But it’s important they kn... read more

  • Finding Love After Tragedy

    Finding Love After Tragedy

    ​After being stabbed 32 times, survivor to marry paramedic who helped save her life | Fairy tales do come true—just ask Melissa Dohme. After a surprise proposal fro... read more

  • First Shelter Comparison Service Launched

    First Shelter Comparison Service Launched

    Domestic violence survivors able to better assess options | With the launch of its new comparison tool, the fastest growing website in the domestic violence space D... read more

  • Get Noisy About Stopping Violence

    Get Noisy About Stopping Violence

    Online charity concert featuring 23 artists to be held June 6 | Sometimes, you have to raise a ruckus to get your point across, which is why two nonprofits—The Pixel P... read more

  • Dr. Phil Talks Domestic Violence

    Dr. Phil Talks Domestic Violence

    Find Link to the Episode Below | Dr. Phil dedicates an episode of his show to different aspects of domestic violence, ranging from a mother struggling to talk about r... read more

  • Domestic Violence is a Family Issue for TODAY Show Host

    Domestic Violence is a Family Issue for TODAY Show Host

    Tamron Hall channels her pain to raise money for survivors | As part of the TODAY show’s Shine a Light campaign, host Tamron Hall sat down with seven women, all ... read more

  • Killed at Work by an Ex-Boyfriend

    Killed at Work by an Ex-Boyfriend

    Nadia Ezaldein was too afraid to get a personal protection order | Nadia Ezaldein was young, beautiful and much loved by her family. She was also a statistic. Ezald... read more