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July 24th, 2018

Today, domestic violence is understood as a far more complex issue than it once was. Instead of being seen as a couple’s personal business, and thus not worth meddling with, our society now fully recognizes the insidious nature of the problem and how outside assistance can be a lifesaver – literally – for victims of abuse. Continue reading

Female victim of domestic abuse
May 10th, 2018

A Baptist church leader has come under fire after old sermons resurfaced revealing backwards views about sexuality, divorce, and domestic abuse. Despite growing pressure to step down, Patterson has only doubled down on his claims. Continue reading

LDS church in Salt Lake City
February 13th, 2018

Despite its supposed “zero tolerance” stance on domestic abuse, it would seem the Church of Latter Day Saints really dropped the ball this time. Two female members of the church – who both happen to be ex-wives of White House staff secretary Rob Porter – claim LDS officials tried to cover up abuse they faced at the hands of Porter. Continue reading

Henriette Kara was murdered by her father
July 25th, 2017

An Israeli Christian man has been taken into custody after allegedly murdering his own daughter in a fit of rage. Henriette Kara, just 17 years old, was stabbed multiple times in the neck and bled to death on the floor of her family’s home. Continue reading

A domestic violence victim with her hand to her lips.
October 20th, 2016

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and organizations around the country are holding events to highlight the issue. Those showing support include many churches and religious groups. Although nobody doubts they have good intentions, their efforts are undermined by claims … Continue reading

July 30th, 2012

If you knew somebody who suffered a violent crime because of her sex, how would you take action? This is the question that a group of women’s-rights advocates from Central America were trying to answer when they visited the Seattle … Continue reading