She The People: violence

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Rihanna and Chris Brown are proof that domestic violence is everyone's business

Domestic violence, the propensity of some to accept it, its causes, and its aftermath is everyone's business.

By Michelle Bernard  |  10:16 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Brown, domestic violence, Grammy's, Rihanna

Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Giffords tells Congress 'Too many children are dying' from gun violence

Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on what to do about gun violence; Rep. Gabby Giffords says too many children are dying

By Joann Weiner  |  11:47 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gabby Giffords, gun violence, NRA, Wayne LaPierre

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Alexandra Kogut’s death a cold reminder of domestic murder

Alexandra Kogut’s death a cold reminder of domestic murder

By Suzi Parker  |  05:23 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandra Kogut, Clayon Whittemore, college campus crime, domestic violence, social media, Twitter

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Rape, sexual assult convictions for Louis Walker could signal deeper problem for Lackland Air Base

By Lori Stahl  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lackland, Air Force, rape, sexual assault, military culture, violence

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Violence against the wrong women

Do lesbians count as “abused women" if they are beaten by a woman instead of a man? Should gay men be protected from violent partners?

By Patricia Murphy  |  07:44 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women, VAWA, Democrats, Republicans, John Cornyn, Jeanne Shaheen, gays, lesbians, immigrants, tribal

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Tuning Rihanna out

By exercising her freedom as an artist to collaborate with Chris Brown, she may put others at risk.

By Krissah Thompson  |  05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rihanna, domestic violence, Chris Brown

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Violence against women is no joking matter

It is incredibly sad that 18 years after the Violence Against Women Act was passed, Congress is questioning reauthorization of the act.

By Michelle Bernard  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women, VAWA, Congress, Women's Rights, Crime and Criminal Justice, Feminism, Boston University

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Marrying your rapist: A new low in women's rights in Morocco

Women in Morocco gathered to protest the death of a 16 year-old girl who took her life after being forced to marry her rapist.

By Delia Lloyd  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Women's Day, women's rights, Morocco Rape Marriage Law, Marrying Your Rapist, Violence Against Women

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Violence against women: A partisan issue?

Every Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted last month to oppose reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, despite easy readoption in 2000 and 2005.

By Lori Stahl  |  04:02 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  violence against women, Senate, Planned Parenthood, political parties

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Rick Santorum's poodle-skirt vision of America

COLUMN | Let these pro-life Republican men who are so concerned about innocent lives put their money where their mouths are.

By Donna Trussell  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, foster friess, birth control, violence, women