Mississippi Kills Law That Would Make Domestic Violence Grounds for Divorce

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By Inquisitr  04/30/2016

"...As The Guardian reports, Senator Sally Doty, a Republican who sponsored the bill, said the bill was doing just fine in the Mississippi House of Representatives and appeared poised to become law. That is, until some of Doty’s colleagues attached an amendment to the bill. That amendment allowed a divorce to be granted after a two-year separation; and that amendment, says Doty, is what killed the bill. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.inquisitr.com/3048983/mississippi-kills-law-that-would-make-domestic-violence-grounds-for-divorce-are-thousands-of-women-at-risk/

How to Address Relationship Violence with K-12 and College Students

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By Campus Safety 05/02/2016

"...According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in three women and one in four men will be victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime, and women ages 16-24 are particularly vulnerable to abuse. With statistics like these, it makes sense for K-12 schools and universities to educate their students about relationship violence. ..."

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Summit County victim agencies revamp process for serving domestic violence victims in court; changes start Monday

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By Ohio.com 05/02/2016

"...he result is a revamped process, with Victim Assistance assuming services to domestic violence victims in court beginning Monday and the Battered Women’s Shelter switching its focus to helping victims and their families outside of the courthouse. The agencies hope the new approach will lessen duplication and provide better service. ..."

Read the entire article:http://www.ohio.com/news/local/summit-county-victim-agencies-revamp-process-for-serving-domestic-violence-victims-in-court-changes-start-monday-1.679938

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