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Abortion bans impede efforts to address domestic violence: An alarming consequence

The very doctors who play a crucial role in identifying and assisting victims of intimate partner violence, namely OB-GYNs, are facing increasing challenges in providing this essential care.

How unions are combating domestic violence

Dozens of unions in the United States and Canada with contract language providing domestic violence survivors with the resources crucial to breaking free of their abusers.

Effects of domestic violence during Covid on children mind-set

I hope and wish that all do our very best to protect our kids and children from going through such experiences in the first place.

The Violence Against Women Act is unlikely to reduce intimate partner...

But the fact is that the criminal system supported by the act isn’t stopping intimate partner violence.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 29

Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, California joins nine other states and enacts trio of gun control bills that affect domestic violence offenders and more.

California joins nine other states and passes trio of gun control...

“People at risk of harming themselves or others should not have easy access to firearms."

Mass shootings and domestic violence

“There’s absolutely no doubt that the practice of violence within a home . . . opens the floodgates to public violence.”

How domestic violence and militarism “open the floodgates” to mass shootings...

For those leading our country, gun control simply doesn’t seem as dangerous or as risky as it does for the people who are being killed and hurt on a daily basis.

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Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.