Domestic Violence Is Not Just The NFL’s Problem

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Despite how it appears on the 24-hour news channels, domestic violence is not likely to be any more prevalent between professional athletes and their partners as in relationships in other segments of society, says Dr. Noelle Nelson, author of Dangerous Relationships:  How To Identify And Respond To The Seven Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship (De Capo Press). “Domestic violence …

Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Awareness and Homeless Mothers in LA. Musical Guest Gloria Loring and Nelson Kole

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The Nancy Painter Home¹s annual fundraiser to support homeless mothers and their children will take place September 28, 2014 at 530 pm in Toluca Lake. The event will include dinner and cocktails, and will feature the talented singer and actress Goria Loring, with special piano music provided by Nelson Kole. Donors are encouraged to ³bring their checkbooks and give what …

FACE FORWARD TO HOST STAR-STUDDED GALA SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

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FACE FORWARD is hosting their most important fundraising and awareness event of the year, in hopes of raising over $500,000 to support those physically affected and deformed by domestic violence. Founded in 2007, Face Forward works with advocates around the nation to identify victims of domestic violence who are working towards recovery yet carry the physical evidence of past abuse. …

UPCOMING LAW & ORDER: SVU “NO MORE EXCUSES” MARATHON INCLUDES CALL TO ACTION BY CHRIS MELONI TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT

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USA Network has teamed up with Mariska Hargitay’s Foundation, Joyful Heart, and the NO MORE campaign for the second “No More Excuses” marathon to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault.  The eight-hour marathon on Sunday, June 22 from 3pm – 11pm ET will feature custom wraps from “Law and Order: SVU” veteran Chris Meloni as well as current …

‘THE DOCTORS’ INVESTIGATES ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE CASES WHICH WERE ACTUALLY UNDIAGNOSED CASES OF RICKETS, MONDAY, MAY 5

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Experts Debate Whether Current Criteria For Child Abuse Should Be Reviewed In a special THE DOCTORS investigation on Monday, May 5 (check your local listings), the Emmy® Award-winning daytime syndicated series takes a look at the possibility that among thousands of child abuse cases, there may in fact be a number of misdiagnosed cases of Rickets, caused by vitamin D …

More Domestic Violence Shelters Are Taking in Pets – ABC News

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By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press When her abusive husband left for work last fall, she grabbed her kids, her dog and her bags, only to run up against a heart-wrenching obstacle: None of the city’s more than 50 domestic violence shelters would accept the pet. “Should I still leave?” the 34-year-old woman asked herself before fleeing and ultimately finding a …

STATEMENT ON UNANIMOUS SUPREME COURT DECISION TODAY IN UNITED STATES V. CASTLEMAN TO PROHIBIT DOMESTIC ABUSERS FROM HAVING GUNS

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by: Erica Soto Lamb The Supreme Court ruled unanimously today in United States v. Castleman that federal law bars people convicted of misdemeanor domestic abuse charges from having guns.  The Court’s opinion, by Justice Sotomayor, will help protect abused women and children from gun violence.  Mayors Against Illegal Guns submitted an amicus brief in this case. “Women and children are safer today …

Cafe Helps Empower Women, Victims of Domestic Violence

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by Luana Munoz From: fox40.com From coffee and tea, to muffins and salads; Friday morning My Sister’s Cafe opened for business and their goal is to empower victims of domestic violence. “This is an opportunity to raise funds for our program and to have an outlet for our many, many volunteers,” President  Darrel Woo of the cafe’s main organization, My …

Johnny Weir Divorce Drama: Skater Opens Up About Domestic Violence and Nude Photos, Ex Victor Voronov Responds

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From: E Online Johnny Weir‘s divorce from estranged husband Victor Voronov is getting messy. One day after the Olympic figure skate announced he and his lawyer beau had split up after less than two years of marriage, Weir is opening up about their rocky relationship in a dramatic new interview. “I’ve been having a tough time at home for a …