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Make the call: elected leaders share experiences with domestic and sexual violence

Del. Kathleen Murphy needed to take a moment. After detailing her legislative efforts to prevent domestic abusers from obtaining or keeping firearms, the state delegate lapsed into a tense, emotional ... read more

Virginia Leaders Share Painful Stories of Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, Encourage Others to Seek Support

Several officials gathered Thursday at a library in Burke, Virginia, to share ... the local leaders promoting the “Make the Call” campaign encouraging victims, witnesses and offenders to use Fairfax ... read more

Va. leaders share stories of domestic, sexual abuse to help others come forward

Fairfax County has launched a “Make the Call” campaign to encourage victims to call the county’s 24-hour Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline, at 703-360-7273, teletypewriter TTY 711. Kincaid was one ... read more

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Bergen County leaders launch Time Is Now Coalition to combat sexual violence

Now, Bergen County leaders say, "the time is now." A roomful of women, and some men, dressed in black in solidarity against sexual ... a victim of domestic violence. "That took so much courage, ... read more

Guest column: The American prospect: A call to moral capitalism

We should heed the call for a Green New Deal and other aggressive climate strategies championed by lifelong advocates, activists, and elected leaders ... stories are different, their experiences ... read more

State Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn says he'll fight domestic violence charges in court

New Hampshire Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn faced bipartisan calls ... Watters: “Elected officials must be held to the highest standards. We have zero tolerance for any forms of sexual ... read more

The faces behind the statistics

And statistically you would know someone who has experienced domestic violence ... standards for sexual assault responses. Including: $31.2 million for national training for frontline workers $11.0 ... read more

A challenge on KENNEDY’S LEFT — ENCORE to serve ‘til 4 A.M. — WARREN’S legal list

Joe Kennedy III is facing a challenge on his left from a former Wall Street regulator who wants to build on the wave of progressive lawmakers elected in 2018. Ihssane Leckey will make the case that ... read more

‘Democracy is broken’: Women’s Equality party leader tells why she quit

Quickly elected leader of the party, she oversaw the promotion of ... who had repeatedly opposed measures tackling domestic and sexual violence, and had, she said at the time, “a track record of ... read more

The continued beclowning of the Trump administration

May 16, 2017 Six weeks ago I wrote the following: All new administrations make mistakes and have staff who don’t ... had been provided by a U.S. partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement ... read more

Why the N.R.A. Opposes New Domestic Abuse Legislation

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association, the nation’s largest gun lobby, has settled on its next target on Capitol Hill: blocking Congress from reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, a 1994 ... read more

SLO RISE director survived sexual assault as a child. It became her life’s work

She was sexually abused as a child and then raped as a teen, a personal experience that drove her to seek ... helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. In total, she’s worked in the ... read more

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