Pending legislation aims to provide protection and safe shelter for pets of domestic violence victims. Introduced March 4, the Pet and Women Safety Act of 2015 (aka PAWS Act) is a proposed amendment to the federal criminal code involving personal protection orders.Read Full Story
Last Thursday, during the umpteenth snow storm of the winter of 2015, I was walking down the stairs in my fuzzy socks, stepping over the barricade my kids had made to keep the baby from crawling up the stairs when I slipped on the hard wood and landed hard with my back against the bottom two steps. For about three hours I stayed on the floor, unable to move, screaming in pain. Finally, I called 9-1-1. And suddenly, my husband was a criminal.Read Full Story
The Gracies Awards honor programming by, about and for women each year, and the producer of one of the recipients, espnW, shares some insight on the importance of discussing domestic violence and how it relates to the NFL.Read Full Story
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