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NCADV and the Brady Campaign Testify on the Critical Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Today marks the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence have focused on educating policy makers and the public about the deadly mix of domestic violence and firearms, and policy solutions that can be enacted to address this issue and save lives.  These efforts culminated last week at a Congressional fied hearing where leaders of both organizations testified about the scope of... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | 0 comments

Coming Together to Disarm Domestic Violence

Guns and domestic violence are a lethal combination. More than half of all women murdered in the United States are killed by an intimate partner with a gun , and the chance of being murdered by an abusive partner increases five - fold when there is a gun in the home . Abusers also use guns as a tool to terrorize and control victims in various ways. According to the latest research, policies that prohibit abusers from purchasing or possessing guns... Read More
at Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 1 comments

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