Stories tagged: "domestic violence"


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Shelters Report Hostility From Police Over Support for Black Lives Matter and Immigrants’ Rights

Some law enforcement agencies have ended partnerships with shelters over social issues, which could put victims of domestic violence at risk.

Domestic abuse survivors missing coronavirus stimulus payments
More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.

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COVID-19 Leaves Arizona Domestic Violence Shelters Desperately in Need of Donations

Domestic violence shelters across the state are seeing a drop in donations and are in need of personal protective equipment, food, and other necessities.

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Coronavirus Is Making Life Especially Dangerous for Domestic Violence Survivors

Financial stress and dwindling social networks add to challenges domestic violence survivors may encounter when trying to find a safe space.

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Legislature Shelves Bills That Aim to Keep Guns Out of Domestic Abusers’ Hands

Moms Demand Action founder says it's "shameful" Republicans let the clock run out on legislation.