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To Ignore & Abuse: Police Label Battered Woman A “Nuisance” And Try To Evict Her For Calling 911

'Nuisance property' or 'crime-free housing' ordinances, are being misused to punish victims of domestic abuse and force landlords to unnecessarily evict. Image of Lakisha Briggs by Jessica Kourkounis  @ New York Times

‘Nuisance property,’ or ‘crime-free housing’ ordinances, are being misused to punish victims of domestic abuse and force landlords to unnecessarily evict women for the crime of calling 911 for help.

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Facebook Sees Companies Pull Their Ads Over Hateful Content Against Women

Seems Facebook struggles to find a balance in their censorship guidelines between true hate-speak and sexually offensive content and health oriented issues that might feature a breast @DigitalStrategy

Facebook has been criticized for a lack of consistency when it comes to what’s truly offensive and what’s not; pushback from advertisers is having impact.

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Dangerously Stupid Policy Says Women Who Report Domestic Violence Can Be Evicted

Dangerously Stupid Policy Says Women Who Report Domestic Violence Can Be Evicted

Domestic abuse is terrible. We all know that. However, the policy in Norristown, PA could make it even worse if you report it thanks to a new ‘three strikes’ statute.

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New Hampshire Republican – Don’t Punish Domestic Violence Because ‘People Are Always Free To Leave’ (VIDEO)

New Hampshire Republican – Don’t Punish Domestic Violence Because ‘People Are Always Free To Leave’ (VIDEO)

Since the vast majority of victims in domestic abuse cases are women, it’s not terribly surprising to hear a Republican default to the old right wing stand-by of ‘blame the victim.’

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Nikki Haley Calls Battered And Raped Women ‘Distractions,’ Vetoes Legislation

Nikki Haley Calls Battered And Raped Women ‘Distractions,’ Vetoes Legislation

If Republicans have their way, women will be mere property who must bend to the will of men.

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Bryan Fischer Condemns Christopher Hitchens To Hell, (Inadvertently?) Justifies Domestic Abuse

Bryan Fischer Condemns Christopher Hitchens To Hell, (Inadvertently?) Justifies Domestic Abuse

Hardly a day goes by where Fischer’s radio show isn’t full of his own brand of God-filled hate, but on Friday’s show, he struck a deep chord when responding to the death of renowned atheist, Christopher Hitchens.

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