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WEBINAR - Overview of Federal Domestic Violence, Stalking and Domestic Violence Related Firearm Crimes

While domestic violence remains primarily a matter of state and local jurisdiction, there are several federal laws available…

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Community Spotlight: State of Washington

Since 2014, Washington state law has required individuals served with domestic violence protection orders to give their…

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WEBINAR - Overcoming the "Buts": Improving your Community's Response to Firearms and Domestic Violence Despite the Obstacles

Communities across the country face a variety of obstacles to removing firearms from individuals who are prohibited from…

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Georgia Commission on Family Violence Presents Jennifer Waindle with 2017 Gender Justice Award

Jennifer Waindle, an investigator with the DeKalb County District Attorney, recently won the Georgia Commission on Family…

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Firearms and Ammunition Prohibitions in the Military

Several studies estimate the rate of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration in the military from 13.3 percent to 47…

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Preventing Gun Violence Against Native Women

Six in ten Native women will be physically assaulted at some point in their lives and, on some reservations, the murder rate…

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Reporting Domestic Offenses to Background Check Systems: Does it Really Matter?

Background check systems, such as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), were created to work like a…

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The Texas Church Massacre and Preventing Domestic Violence-Related Gun Violence

On Sunday, November 5, a man shot and killed 26 people and injured 20 others at a church service in Sutherland Springs, TX.

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