Obama Appoints Domestic Violence Advisor

Jun 26th, 2009 In: Violence in the News By: Comments 0

Progress is being made!  Today Vice President Joe Biden announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal to be the advisor of President Barack Obama on the issues of violence against women.  Biden stated that advisor role is “an ambition and dream come true.” Rosenthall has been a long time advocate and expert in domestic violence policy […]

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The Debate Over Chris Brown

Jun 24th, 2009 In: Director's Notes Violence in the News By: Comments 0


Chris Brown has avoided jail time by pleading guilty last week to his vicious, and very public, attack on Rihanna.  As a result, he will now have to enroll in a domestic violence course, as well as, do 180 days of community work.  Is that enough?  Is that too little?  Is the porridge too hot […]

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Palin Signs Bill to Expand Domestic Violence Work in Alaska

Jun 24th, 2009 In: Violence in the News By: Comments 1

What?  Palin?  Why are you writing about her?  Well, the infamous Alaskan Governor recently signed a bill to expand the participation in the state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.  This is a great move towards change throughout a state where violence against women is a huge problem!  The statistics of Alaska expose that […]

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Don’t Be A Hater

Jun 22nd, 2009 In: Violence in the News By: Comments 0

How on earth do we allow such upstanding, eloquent people to be role models for the youth of America?  Someone who releases a public statement with such perfect diction as “everybody that’s haters…they just be haters.” and “I ain’t a monster” in defense of him using his girlfriend as a punching bag deserves to be […]

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Saudi Judge Says It’s OK to Slap Wife

May 26th, 2009 In: Violence in the News By: Comments 0

There are times when I can’t help but be discontent with the way things are in America today – the housing crisis, the job crisis, foreclosures left and right, big corporate bailouts while the rest of the people are having to go without – all things that I can not do anything about.  However, every […]

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