Post Tagged with: "Domestic violence"

Detroit Police Officer Arrested For Sexual Assault Of 911 Caller

Mugshot of Deon Nunlee

Detroit police officer is arrested for sexually assaulting a woman who called 911 to report domestic disturbance assault. But that’s not all.

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George Zimmerman’s Latest ‘Painting’ Gets Him In More Legal Trouble

George Zimmerman’s Latest ‘Painting’ Gets Him In More Legal Trouble

George Zimmerman can’t even make a painting without getting into trouble. His latest problem? Accusations that he illegally copied someone else’s work.

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Maine Republican Says He’s Qualified To Be A Senator Because Smacking His Wife Around Means He Has Guts (VIDEO)

Erick Bennett is running in a primary challenge against incumbent Susan Collins to be Maine's next US Senator. According to Bennett, he's qualified to be a senator because beating his wife makes him brave enough to stand up for "family values." Image: Screen Grab

As the war on women rages on, one Republican candidate has decided to wear his domestic violence conviction as a badge of honor. A Maine Republican says he has guts because he was convicted for smacking his wife around. Erick Bennett is running in a primary challenge against incumbent Susan […]

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Zimmerman’s Creepy 911 Call A Transparent Attempt To Muddy Story Around His Assault On Girlfriend

On the night he was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend, Zimmerman refused to speak with police, instead placing a 911 call to set her up.

On the night he was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend, Zimmerman refused to speak with police, instead placing a 911 call to set her up.

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George Zimmerman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge In Florida

Image courtesy of WFTV Channel 9.

George Zimmerman has yet another run in with the law for violent behavior. How long before he’s ‘forced’ to ‘stand his ground’ again?

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Christian College Blames “Feminists” For Unjustly Jailing Rapists And Child Abusers

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According to Patrick Henry College’s Prof. Baskerville, rape, child molestation, and battery are nonviolent, or even nonexistent, crimes and women are to blame for America’s high rate of incarceration.

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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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Florida Justice: Black Domestic Violence Victim Gets 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot, Hurting No One; Zimmerman Walks

Both claimed 'Stand Your Ground.' Marissa Alexander, a black woman, got 20 years for shooting a gun. George Zimmerman killed a black boy. He's free. Image @ SupportForMarissaAlexander.Facebook

Equal justice? Marissa Alexander, a black woman, got 20 years for shooting a gun at a wall to drive back an abusive husband. George Zimmerman stalked and killed a black boy. He’s free.

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Domestic Violence Survivor And 14-Year Teacher Fired By Catholic School For Ex-Husband’s Actions (VIDEO)

Speak up about domestic violence? It may save your life but if you work for a Catholic school in El Cajon, California, it will cost you your job. Image@IameleLaw

Speak up about domestic violence? It may save your life but if you work for a Catholic school in El Cajon, California, it will cost you your job.

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Deadly California Shooting Spree Ends With Gunman And Six Others Dead

We never think it could happen 'here.' But it does; someone picks up a gun and it happens 'here,' where we live, work, study. Today it was Santa Monica.  Photo by Barbara Davidson @LosAngelesTimes

We never think it could happen ‘here.’ But it does; someone picks up a gun and it happens ‘here,’ where we live, work, study. Today it was Santa Monica.

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Afghanistan Lawmakers Say No To Women’s Rights (VIDEO)

15 year-old, Freshta, tells her story below - Photo by Gaia Chiti Strigelli via UNFPA.org. http://www.unfpa.org

A harrowing video – the story of a woman whose husband and family tried to kill her – shows why Afghanistan desperately needs women’s rights legislation.

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Viral Video Explains How Women’s Issues Are Men’s Issues (VIDEO)

Viral Video Explains How Women’s Issues Are Men’s Issues (VIDEO)

A TED Talk which points out that as long as we segregate men’s violence against women, and men’s violence against men, ‘gender issues’ will continue.

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Bleeding Ex-Girlfriend Shooting Target At NRA Conference Promotes Violence Against Women (IMAGE)

Bleeding Ex-Girlfriend Shooting Target At NRA Conference Promotes Violence Against Women (IMAGE)

During Houston’s NRA Conference last week, a vendor was promoting shooting targets which bled. While they took down the President Obama target, they left up the ‘Ex.’

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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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NRA Field Rep Banned From Carrying Gun Because Of Domestic Violence History

Photo from the New York Daily News. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fight-wife-bars-nra-official-carrying-guns-article-1.1281540

His ex-wife told the ‘NY Daily News’ she was subjected to ‘years of domestic violence’ but was ‘too scared to call the police.’ Is THIS what the NRA calls a ‘responsible gun owner?’

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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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Gayle Trotter As Expert On Women And Gun Control – Debunked (VIDEO)

Ms. Gayle Trotter, Gun Expert…not; @ Slate

Senator Whitehouse realized that, although Ms. Trotter’s obviously a woman, she really doesn’t speak for women on the issue of gun control.

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MN Dad Points AK-47 At Daughter Because She Didn’t Get Straight A’s

MN Dad Points AK-47 At Daughter Because She Didn’t Get Straight A’s

I researched over a dozen news reports in an attempt to ascertain whether or not Bartashevitch is a video games enthusiast. I found no mention anywhere of video games.

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Dallas Mayor Challenges Men To Stand Up Against Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Dallas Mayor Challenges Men To Stand Up Against Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings made an emotional plea, addressing what he calls the ‘tree of violence’ that includes domestic violence.

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Domestic Violence Dispute Ends With One Dead At Lewisville Texas Mall

Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville, Texas; source @CDSDFW

The handgun was apparently concealed inside the man’s clothing; he pulled the gun out, put it under his chin, and pulled the trigger.

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