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Report: Domestic Violence Has Been Falling for Last 20 Years, Survivor Support Lags (Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Domestic Violence Has Been Falling for Last 20 Years, Survivor Support Lags

The Bureau of Justice Statistics released a new analysis of domestic violence from 2003 to 2012 and found that the rates have fallen and has remained low. Despite the recession, which early reports indicated would drive a rise in domestic violence incidents as families struggled financially, it did not have much of […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Women's Rights
Marco Rubio Among Eight GOP Senators Voting to Block Violence Against Women Act

Marco Rubio Among Eight GOP Senators Voting to Block Violence Against Women Act

Eight senators voted to block the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which is a bill that protects victims of domestic violence. The senators who voted against the bill were:  Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Tim Scott (R-SC), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mike Johanns (R-NE), Rand Paul (R-KY), Pat Roberts […]