| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Facing a flood of requests for injunctions against spouses, lovers and stalkers, victim advocates at the Orange County Courthouse are launching a novel program to enlist the aid of local law-school students.
Starting Monday, students at the Florida A&...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism?
In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Those of us who appear regularly in the North Avenue courthouse, where Baltimore City's domestic violence cases are heard, were already aware of the "spike" in domestic violence homicides noted recently by The Sun. We knew that some of those women had...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:07 AM
The U.S. Justice Department will award $2.3 million in grants to a dozen local governments across the country in an effort to reduce domestic violence homicides, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., announced Wednesday at an...
| Mar 17, 2013
March is Women’s History Month, a time we usually celebrate or honor a specific woman in history. This year, I would like to do something different. I would like to focus on domestic violence, an issue that has received a lot of attention in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent plans to buck fellow Republicans and vote against their scaled back version of the Violence Against Women Act Thursday.
But he will support a Senate-passed version that includes protections for gay, lesbian and transgender...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Eighteen-year-old Petoskey resident Sarah Schilling may sometimes feel reluctant about stepping up as the voice for her community, but it is a role she is becoming known for -- even on the national stage.
Schilling leaves Sunday, March 3, to be one of...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Congress was correct when it voted on Thursday to reauthorize and strengthen the Violence Against Women Act.
House Republicans had tried to limit the bill before last November's election because the law extends domestic violence protections to gays,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Kudos to Rep. Kristi Noem and Sen. John Thune for opposing the Violence Against Women Act. Make no mistake: Decent people are outraged at the abuse of women, but VAWA is more about building feminist power structures than about protecting vulnerable women....
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Patricia Greenlee never thought she would be a victim of domestic violence.
She never witnessed a domestic violence in her life. Her parents had been married for 52 years, and she and her four siblings all were college educated.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:15 PM
SAN JOSE – Avoiding the controversial issue of domestic spying, President Obama told a gathering of liberal activists Thursday that they may not always agree with him, but their shared work on causes such as the overhaul of the nation’s...