violence against women

4.3.19

The NRA is fighting the Violence Against Women Act over the “boyfriend loophole”

And it's testing the powerful gun lobby's control over the GOP.

1.7.19

Domestic Violence Shelters in a State of Uncertainty as Shutdown Continues

Federally funded domestic violence programs may have to begin scaling back services in a matter of days if President Donald Trump doesn't sign a spending bill.

12.19.18

GOP Rep. Reportedly Stalling Violence Against Native Women Bill in Congress

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says Virginia Representative Bob Goodlatte is the sole person responsible for holding up Savanna's Act, legislation to combat abuse against Native women.

5.9.18

Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.

4.10.18

This State Made It Easier for Judges to Keep Domestic Abusers Off the Street

A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.

3.6.18

Striking Portraits Pay Tribute to Mexico's Murdered Women

“No Estamos Todas” honors the women whose lives were lost to femicide in Mexico.

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11.15.17

Watch Drake Tell a Shitty Fan to Stop Groping Women

"If you don't stop touching girls, I will come out there and fuck you up.”

10.11.17

Lawmakers Are Finally Addressing the Epidemic of Violence Against Native Women

Following outcry after the murder of a 22-year-old pregnant Native woman in North Dakota, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act to help fight the epidemic of violence against Native women and their families.

7.18.17

This State Will Alert Domestic Violence Victims if Their Abuser Tries to Buy a Gun

Advocates explain how the legislation helps survivors of domestic violence better plan for their own safety and the safety of those closest to them.

7.17.17

R. Kelly Has Faced Sexual Assault Accusations for Years. Why Did No One Care?

We talked to the journalist who has been covering R. Kelly's alleged abusive behavior since 2000.

6.23.17

The Scary Loophole That Lets Stalkers Have Guns

Stalking is extremely common in America. Another thing that's super common? Gun ownership.

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