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  • Officials Testify on Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
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    Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, which is set to expire in September. The committee heard from the Justice Department’s…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in the Military
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    Military Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

    The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel held a hearing to discuss domestic violence and child abuse in military families. A panel of abuse survivors and an advocate testified…

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  • CodePink Summit Domestic Violence
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    CodePink Summit, Domestic Violence

    Activists talked about strategies for preventing domestic gun violence. They discussed federal laws they say are inadequate in protecting victims of domestic abuse, and why their efforts…

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  • Youth Leaders on Engagement in Preventing Violence
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    National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence

    Youth leaders talked about their efforts to engage with young people in broader violence prevention programs. The leaders came from cities around the country, including from Baltimore, Cleveland,…

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  • Washington Journal Michael Planty and Paulette Sullivan Moore on Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence in the U.S.

    Michael Planty and Paulette Sullivan Moore talked about domestic violence in the United States. They discussed its definition, prevalence, how it is reported, law enforcement and judicial system response,…

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  • Washington Journal Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
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    Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

    Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) talked about her efforts to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Representative Moore, a domestic violence victim herself, also discussed the public debate…

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  • Vice President Biden Remarks on Violence Against Women Act
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    Violence Against Women Act 20th Anniversary Commemoration

    Vice Presiden Biden delivered remarks at the National Archives to mark the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. As a senator, he was the chief sponsor of the original…

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  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question “What are your thoughts on domestic violence?” Alex Bolton also spoke by telephone about President Obama’s…

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  • Violence Against Women Act
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    Violence Against Women Act

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) urged House Republicans to pass the Violence Against Women Act, which the Senate voted in favor of the…

    179 views
  • Domestic Violence Reduction
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    Domestic Violence Reduction

    Joe Torre and Mariska Hargitay spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Obama.

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  • Domestic Violence Reduction
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    Domestic Violence Reduction

    President Obama announced several policy initiatives aimed at reducing domestic violence. Speakers included former Major League Baseball manager and survivor of domestic abuse Joe Torre and the…

    693 views
  • Ending Violence Against Women
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    Ending Violence Against Women

    Amnesty International officials announced the beginning of an international campaign to stop violence against women. Among the specific issues addressed were domestic violence, violence…

    87 views
  • emInsult to Injury  Responses to Intimate Abuseem
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    Insult to Injury: Responses to Intimate Abuse

    Ms. Mills discussed her book, Insult to Injury: Rethinking our Responses to Intimate Abuse, published by Princeton University Press. Professor Mills asserts that current domestic violence…

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness
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    Domestic Violence Awareness

    President Bush spoke about efforts to stop domestic violence before signing a proclamation for October 2003 to be National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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  • Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence

    At a symposium on domestic violence Attorney General Ashcroft and others spoke about the impact of domestic violence, programs to assist those affected by domestic violence, and efforts to…

    56 views
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    Out of the Darkness

    Mr. Shelman and Mr. Lazoritz spoke about their book Out of Darkness: The Story of Mary Ellen Wilson, published by Dolphin Moon Publishing. They talked about the life of Ms. Wilson the first…

    155 views
  • Children Exposed to Violence
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    Children Exposed to Violence

    Mr. Holder talked about the problem of childhood exposure to violence and abuse. He focused on the effects of exposure to violence at a young age, means of preventing exposure, and taking…

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  • Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence

    Vice President Gore talked with reporters about helping battered women change their social security numbers. Leaders of domestic violence groups discussed their efforts to prevent abuse.…

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  • Domestic Violence and the Judiciary
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    Domestic Violence and the Judiciary

    The subcommittee heard testimony on trials involving domestic violence cases, specifically battered wives who are charged with killing or assaulting their husbands. The subcommittee is…

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  • Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence

    The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the range and effects of domestic violence on society, and suggested methods of reducing the widespread problem.

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