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Domestic violence safety

Domestic Violence Calls during social-distancing are increasing, according to local law enforcement officers. With Isolation, abuse activists fear an ‘explosive cocktail’ “Safer at Home.” It’s a slogan of choice for the mandatory confinement measures aimed at curbing the spread of…

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Just because they don’t hit you doesn’t mean they aren’t abusive.

Just because a person (man or woman) doesn’t grab you nor hit you doesn’t mean they aren’t abusive. Abuse is also: – When they put you down or humiliate you in front of others. – When they call you a…

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What to Say When Someone Says that Wives Should Stay with Abusive Husbands

By Chesna Hinkley On September 19, 2019 1 Peter 3 is a tricky passage. It’s often been twisted to pressure abused women to stay with their husbands as a sign of submission. But this passage is not meant to subject women…

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Cuomo signs laws to better protect survivors of domestic violence

By Michael Gormley ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo  signed into law Thursday three measures that will make “economic abuse” an element of the crime of domestic violence, give survivors the right to vote by mail, and allow victims to report…

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