The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Published on The Nation (  Local Governments Slash Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors Bryce Covert | October 19, 2011 After Chad Taylor, the district attorney of Shawnee County in Topeka, Kansas, had his budget cut by the County Commission last month, he announced that he no longer had the financial resources to pursue misdemeanor domestic […]

Some members of the U.S. Senate are trying to add the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (same bill from last week’s action alert) as an amendment to some very crucial CJS (Commerce, Justice, and Science) Committee appropriations bills that include federal domestic violence and sexual assault funding.  If this amendment passes, it means that passage of […]

SOURCE Verizon Foundation Funds to Support Programs Educating Georgia’s Teens About Dating and Domestic Violence Prevention ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Verizon Foundation announced earlier today at a press conference in conjunction with Verizon Wireless’ Journey of Hope national tour to raise awareness around the issue of domestic violence, that it has awarded […]

The U.S. House of Representatives is voting on a bill called the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act,” which would require all states to accept concealed handgun carry permits from every other state, even if the permit holder would not be allowed to carry or even possess a handgun in the state where he or she is […]

ENGAGING MEN IN STOPPING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Morehouse College – Executive Conference Center830 Westview Drive, SW, Bank of America AuditoriumAtlanta, GA 30314Phone: (404) 562-7907 As part of Vice President Biden’s initiative to raise awareness about dating violence and sexual assault among young people, the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Housing and Urban […]

 DALLAS, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month Mary Kay® is premiering a series of documentaries to put a national spotlight on the cause. Women nationwide, alongside female celebrities, Maria Menounos (“Extra”), JoAnna Garcia Swisher (“Better with You”), Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids”) joined forces through the Mary Kay […]

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 3, 2011 NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2011   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION  During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we recognize the significant achievements we have made in reducing domestic violence in America, and we recommit ourselves […]

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