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Why MDMA and 'Shrooms Are Potential Major Tools to Fight Domestic Violence

AlterNet - ‎3 hours ago‎
The researchers then tracked the prisoners after their release from jail, using U.S. law enforcement databases, including FBI data to monitor arrests for domestic violence. What they found was that while 27 percent of prisoners who had used ...
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Tongue leads crusade against domestic violence

NRL.COM - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The face of the NRL's stance against domestic violence, Raiders legend Alan Tongue, stood in front of eight senior representative players during the week and delivered a sobering message.

Domestic violence pilot extended

Radio New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
The trial only applies to domestic violence cases, where often the same people are involved time and time again. "This is one area where the complications of both police activity, family activity and criminal court activity weren't linking up well and ...
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Lincoln's Jenn Louis Arrested on Charges of Domestic Violence

Eater Portland - ‎3 hours ago‎
The owner and executive chef of Lincoln Restaurant and Sunshine Tavern, Jenn Louis was arrested for allegedly punching her husband, David James Welch, in the nose during service at Lincoln Restaurant on Friday night, according to the Portland Police ...
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Domestic violence 'one-stop shop' established in Queensland's Mount Isa

ABC Online - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The persistent threat of domestic violence in Queensland's rural and remote communities has sparked new efforts to help victims.
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Officers Fatally Shoot Man During Domestic Violence Call in North Hills

NBC Southern California - ‎10 hours ago‎
... with two knives, was killed by police gunfire Saturday night in North Hills, officials said. Police responded to a domestic violence call at an apartment complex in the 15000 Parthenia Street at about 9:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police ...

Dealing with domestic violence - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Domestic violence is the number one call for service in the county. That's one of the big reasons prosecutors and police are focusing on that with the same effort they gave shooting violence last year.
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After Drafting Player With A History Of Domestic Abuse Charges, Chiefs Ask Fans To 'Trust' Decision

ThinkProgress - ‎10 hours ago‎
Hill was arrested in 2014 after a domestic abuse incident wherein he allegedly punched his girlfriend, who was at that time eight weeks pregnant, in the stomach and face, and choked her.

Half the men who kill partners have history of domestic violence

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research. Researchers from Monash ...

A life of domestic violence, crime and homelessness

ABC Online - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
At the age of seven, he fled a home of domestic violence. "A good example, I fell out of a tree one day at my property in Coburg and my dad chased me around with a belt, and he kept belting me.

Domestic violence victim calls for more money for Anglicare's under threat Beyond the Violence program

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He said many people did not understand the effects domestic violence could have on a child. “Sometimes the perpetrator has undermined the mum and told the kids 'she's hopeless, she's no good'.

Victim of domestic violence makes shocking revelation

NAIJ.COM - ‎14 hours ago‎
The only plausible reason is that I had to remove my kids from a volatile violent environment. ( 2) l have been married to Elvis Udeoji for 5yrs and in those years I was a victim of repeated domestic violence. I was hit, punched, verbally and ...
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Mount Isa to host new integrated domestic violence service response trial

The Border Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Shannon Fentiman and chair of the Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council Dame Quentin Bryce announced Friday Mount Isa would be the site of a three-year integrated service ...

The Family Court has a serious attitude problem

Daily Life - ‎4 hours ago‎
Until recently, victims of domestic violence almost expected to be blamed or ignored by police and the courts. Thankfully, that's beginning to change, in line with a seismic shift in community attitudes.
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Utah Domestic Violence Coalition issues statement on death of Millcreek toddler - ‎55 minutes ago‎
MILLCREEK, Utah - A toddler in Millcreek is dead and his stepfather is facing criminal charges, and Sunday the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition urged Utahns to be vigilant when it comes to abuse. According to a press release from the Unified Police ...

'Break the silence. Stop domestic violence' Memorial walk and peace festival held - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
LANCASTER, Pa. - "Break the silence. Stop domestic violence" was heard throughout the streets of Lancaster as people participated in the second annual Melissa Cowan Walk 4 Life.

Mitchell: Domestic Violence Court tries a new approach

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
In 2013, Cook County circuit court was one of four court systems nationwide chosen to participate in a federally funded program - dubbed the Family Court Enhancement Project - to address custody, visitation and support issues in domestic violence ...

Maine high court to hear appeals in triple homicide, domestic violence slaying

Bangor Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
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Treatment of domestic violence victim under fire

The Canberra Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Police arrested a domestic violence victim in front of her children, locked her up for two nights, and charged her with failing to turn up to give evidence against her abusive partner, despite claims they handed her subpoena to her attacker.

Sydney barrister Mark Polden pleads guilty to domestic violence offence against ex-partner

ABC Online - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
He was placed on a 12-month good behaviour bond and given a two-year apprehended violence order. In handing down his decision, Magistrate Carl Milovanovich said he had to take into account the assault was a domestic violence incident but also ...