May 12, 2019

It’s easy for someone who’s never been in a relationship with an abusive partner to say, “If anyone ever abused me, I’d leave and never look back.” It’s the logical response and one we all hope we would implement.

But when faced with the actual, real-life scenario of be...

May 8, 2019

Dad charged with murder after punching, killing baby over losing video game, police say

Posted May 06 2019 07:43PM CDT
Updated May 07 2019 03:21PM CDT
A Kentucky man has been charged with murder for fatally punching his 1-year-old son in the head after becoming angry ov...

May 6, 2019

8,000,000 – The number of days of paid work women lose every year because of the abuse perpetrated against them by current or former male partners. This loss is equivalent to over 32,000 full-time jobs.

I've worked on jobs and seen women come to work bruised and battere...

April 27, 2019

Every year 4,774,000 women in the U.S. experience physical violence by an intimate partner.  Family and domestic violence (including child abuse, intimate partner abuse and elder abuse is a common problem.  Everyday, women and children are killed by their husband and f...

April 24, 2019

Last week a St. Louis man was jailed on domestic violence charges.  A non-profit organization bailed him out!  With a matter of hours of his release, he went home and killed his wife. His statement to the police was "She called the police, so I finished what I started"...

April 15, 2019

A Grand Prairie woman who went missing in February along with her estranged boyfriend was found dead last week in Mountain Creek Lake, police confirmed Monday.

April 10, 2019

Girls and women between the ages of 16 and 19 are four times more likely than girls and women in other age groups to be assualted or raped. In general, 48% of rape survivors were sleeping or performing another activity at home when they were victimized. Nearly 30% were...

April 9, 2019

Today, local news stations announced that the body of Weltzin Garcia was found in Mountain Creek Lake.  She was only twenty six years and she had two beautiful children.  She had been missing for two months after her boyfriend and the father of her children took her....

April 6, 2019

Shirley Murdock wrote a song in 2007 entitled "I Love Me Better Than That"  The song is about fleeing a domestic violence situation.  Every single day, we are faced with the news of yet another woman and often times her child or children falling victim to the evilness...

January 22, 2018


Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Partners may be married or not married; heterosexual, gay, or lesbian; living together, separated or dating.

Examples of abuse include:

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