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NCADV Applauds Members of Congress for Introducing Bills to Close Loopholes

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) applauds Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-8) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) for their leadership in introducing H.R. 569 and S.120, companion bills to close loopholes in federal law that allow dating abusers and stalkers to possess firearms. Current federal law prohibits some perpetrators who are subject to final domestic violence protective orders or convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor crime... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, January 16, 2019

NCADV Praises Representative Brown's "Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019" Bill

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) praises Representative Anthony Brown (D-MD-4) and his 50 original co-sponsors for introducing H.R.511, the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019. Current federal law prohibits domestic abusers who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or who are subject to final protective orders from possessing firearms, but only if the victim and perpetrator are married, separated, divorced, live or... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, January 14, 2019

NCADV Appalled by Abuse Allegations Against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is appalled to learn of the allegations of intimate partner violence, including physical assault and strangulation, against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman by four women.  Mr. Schneiderman’s characterization of himself as one of the leading supportive male voices in the #MeToo movement, when he himself is an abuser of women, is rank hypocrisy.  He engaged in the same behaviors he decried in others. Despite... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, May 8, 2018

NCADV Mourns with Parkland, Calls for Action

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) mourns the loss of the seventeen young people and staff shot to death this week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We know all too well the pain families and communities feel in the aftermath of such tragedies, and we grieve with them. And again, in the aftermath of yet another horrific mass shooting, we face the complicity of legislators who refuse to support measures to keep firearms out of the hands of... Read More
at Friday, February 16, 2018

Teen Dating Violence Awareness: Three Warning Signs Your Student is Experiencing Abuse and Three Things You Can Do to Help

One in three teens experience physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse by a dating partner each year. As an educator, you are in frequent contact with students who are experiencing abuse for themselves or who know someone who is. Often this issue is met with silence in schools because  teachers and educators are overwhelmed with a myriad of day-to-day demands and expectations. Additionally, they may also be unequipped to recognize the warning signs of abuse and provide support and... Read More
at Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Advocating for Healthy Relationships

Advocating for Healthy Relationships National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Discovery Education Unite to Drive Student Awareness Around Domestic Abuse The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today their collaboration to launch  Take A Stand FOR Healthy Relationships  - an initiative funded by a contribution from the... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, November 20, 2017

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