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Domestic Violence

  1. the law
    Kelly Harnett Had to Get FreeShe was a jailhouse lawyer helping women get out of prison, but she couldn’t work the system for herself. Then the system changed.
  2. politics
    There’s a Reason Men Accused of Abuse Keep Working for TrumpPatrick Shanahan would have fit right in at the White House.
  3. violence against women act
    NRA Rallies to Preserve the Gun Rights of Convicted Stalkers, Abusive BoyfriendsThe new Violence Against Women Act would prohibit abusive partners or stalkers from owning firearms. The NRA calls that tyranny.
  4. vision 2020
    Heartland Progressive Sherrod Brown Won’t Run for President in 2020He was invisible in the polls, but Brown was widely thought to have potential as a progressive who appealed to white working-class voters.
  5. games
    The NFL’s Real Problem Isn’t Kareem Hunt. It’s Roger Goodell.The NFL’s incompetence and apathy in responding to domestic violence makes it seem like the league is awash in abusers. It isn’t.
  6. statements
    Stormy Daniels Says She Will Reserve Judgment on Michael AvenattiIn a statement provided to New York, Daniels said the allegations against Avenatti are “very troubling” — but “only allegations.”
  7. Sessions: No More Asylum for Victims of Gangs and Domestic ViolenceIn an especially cold decision, the attorney general says “the rule of law” demands abandoning tens of thousands of victims to their fate.
  8. Trump Aides Galled by Criticism of Their Awful Rob Porter ResponseAs Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to provide details on the alleged abuser’s exit, Kellyanne Conway quibbled over an essay by his ex-wife.
  9. John Kelly Told Trump He’s Willing to Resign: ReportThe president is considering replacing the current chief of staff with the chairman of the far-right Freedom Caucus, Mark Meadows.
  10. John Kelly’s Mission Was to End the Trump Drama. Now He’s at the Center of It.Trump is said to be so annoyed about Kelly’s handling of the Rob Porter abuse claims that he’s eyeing replacements, and complaining to Reince Priebus.
  11. Kelly ‘Shocked’ by Porter Abuse Claims, Which the White House Already Knew AboutThe White House chief of staff released a statement condemning domestic violence — but said he also stands by previous comments praising his aide.
  12. gun violence
    Congress Can’t Agree on Guns, But They Can Do More to Keep Firearms From AbusersBipartisan efforts to address the mistake that let the Texas shooter buy guns are encouraging, but they only scratch the surface of the problem.
  13. Mets Closer Jeurys Familia Suspended for 15 Games for Domestic-Violence ArrestThe ban will cost him more than $700,000.
  14. Mets Closer Jeurys Familia Arrested for Domestic ViolenceThe team says it is “monitoring the situation.”
  15. Giants Cut Kicker Josh Brown, Who Admitted to Abusing His WifeThe team admits it was “misguided” to remain supportive of him in recent days.
  16. the sports section
    Aroldis Chapman Suspended 30 GamesIt’s the first ruling under the league’s new domestic-violence policy.
  17. Sarah Palin Blames Obama for Her Son’s Domestic-Violence ArrestTrack Palin’s domestic-violence arrest is now a part of the Obama legacy.
  18. profile
    Ray Rice’s Redemption Campaign“Man, they just don’t know who I am.”
  19. profile
    Ray Rice’s Redemption Campaign“Man, they just don’t know who I am.”
  20. joetorious
    Read Joe Biden’s Powerful Speech About Combating Violence Against WomenBiden spoke about the issue in personal terms, recalling how his father instructed him to always “stand up and do the right thing.”
  21. the sports section
    Ray Rice to Argue That Elevator Video Was Unfairly Edited, SomehowEven though the original footage also shows him knocking out his wife. 
  22. the sports section
    NFL Players React to Goodell’s Press Conference “Listening to this is like watching a Mayweather Fight.” Defensive, in other words.
  23. horrible things
    The Latest NFL Domestic-Violence Allegations Are Predictably HorrifyingThe Arizona Cardinals running back allegedly head-butted his wife when she refused sex.
  24. the sports section
    Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Arrested on Domestic Violence ChargesInvolving his wife and 18-month-old child.
  25. the sports section
    White House Bashes Ray Rice, Ravens Coach Has ‘Nothing But Hope and Goodwill’“Hitting a woman is not something a real man does.”
  26. disgusting things
    Stephen A. Smith Mansplains Domestic Violence“Let’s make sure we don’t do anything to provoke wrong actions,” he said.
  27. florida man
    Watch George Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Describe His Violent Gun EpisodesA video of her since-recanted statement to police has been leaked and it is disturbing.
  28. local news
    Anchorman Rob Morrison Claims His Wife Is Actually Abusing Him He opened up to a reporter while drinking at Buffalo Wild Wings.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    CBS New York Anchor Arrested for Allegedly Choking WifeThe couple says the allegations are “greatly exaggerated.”
  30. gun control
    Talking About Women Isn’t Helping Gun Rights Advocates Make Their CaseOr at least, what was said today about “women defending their babies.”
  31. sad things
    NYC Corrections Officer Kills Massachusetts Cop, Self at Ex-Girlfriend’s HomeThe woman had obtained a restraining order against the officer.
  32. sad
    City Councilman Who Fought Against Domestic Violence Arrested for Domestic ViolenceQueens councilman and Senator-elect Hiram Monserrate was arrested early this morning for attacking and cutting his girlfriend with a broken bottle.