The House of Representatives should take a deep breath, change course, and revise its Violence Against Women Act bill to ensure that our laws continue to uphold our nation’s proud tradition of protecting vulnerable immigrant victims.
The government cannot let abusers continue to have control. The government is supposed to protect victims. VAWA saved my life, and I hope it is left as it is now so it can continue to save other women in dangerous situations.
I am tired of it: violence against women may be a current fact—every 3 minutes a woman is beaten up — but it is not inevitable. So here are my top three key recommendations for how you (yes: you) can make it stop before it even starts.
The notion that straight women have to silence and erase themselves to have relationships with straight men is a story as old as time. It’s been wrong all that time.
It’s frustrating that the supposedly progressive Huffington Post has given a platform to Dr. Richard Warshak, one of parental alienation’s most fervent supporters, but won’t allow commenters to reply.
What happens when sensationalism becomes real life? At what point does the statistic that 1 in 4 young women are victims of abuse become too real to air on television?
HuffPo’s new divorce section features articles by an author whose work is widely rejected by professionals in the medical, psychological and domestic violence communities. Why do they censor comments on his posts?
By now most of us know about the new Arizona law that seeks to arrest undocumented persons and establish state charges for “illegal” presence in the state. This law takes Arizona down a perilous path with implications of racial profiling, lack of constitutionality, and criminal justice intimidation. One other very important ramification includes how the Latino community responds to crimes committed against individuals in their own neighborhoods.
Opponents of health reform are stating that millions of Americans will lose their employer-based coverage under a public option. What they don’t tell you is that employers can stop offering coverage at any time with no fallback.