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January 2013 Blog Posts (13)

From the Domestic Violence Committee: Editorial in the NY Times on renewing VAWA

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 29, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: reauthorize VAWA!

Reauthorize VAWA

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), enacted in 1994, recognizes the insidious and pervasive nature of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and supports comprehensive, effective and cost saving responses to these crimes. VAWA programs, administered by the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, give law enforcement, prosecutors and judges the tools they need to hold offenders accountable and keep communities safe while…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 25, 2013 at 7:02pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: an eye opener

An eye opener:

        The  World Health Organisation within the last decade has produced statistical evidence to support the view that worldwide the cause of death from domestic violence in women aged between 19 -44 is the …
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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 25, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee - VAWA reintroduced in Senate

VAWA was reintroduced…
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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 23, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments

Re National Network to End Domestic Violence Applauds President Obama's Call for Gun Controls

Linda, I am with you. There is a craziness abroad in our country. Too many men have not grown up, are still little boys playing with their assault rifles, and woe to anyone trying to take it from them. Unfortunately, there is the NRA which is the lobbying arm of the weapons manufacturers, pure and simple. The combination of the two is deadly.

The 2nd amendment argument is specious in this case - you don't shoot deer or any other animal with assault weapons, you do not need high-speed…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 17, 2013 at 8:37pm — No Comments

from the Domestic Violence Committee - INTIMATE PARTNER SEXUAL ABUSE from LegalMomentum

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INTIMATE PARTNER SEXUAL ABUSE:  THE HIDDEN DIMENSION OF DOMESTIC…
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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 16, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Great response to article from "The Hill" just posted by Domestic Violence Committee

Beth RueggI found the article to be very illuminating because we need to study the root causes of domestic violence involving substance abuse, personality disorders, psychological issues, anger management problems, etc. However, incarceration may be the only avenue because some of these violent offenders possess sociopathic tendencies…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 11, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee - a different take on VAWA

Thought you would be interested in this article from TheHill.com:

This article takes a different stance and we ask for our readers to comment. Maybe we can get some good responses and send them to the author.…

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on January 9, 2013 at 7:23pm — No Comments

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