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A Letter from Every Second Counts Founders
Every Second Counts was founded to address what some considers one the biggest threats American women face today, domestic violence. The issue of domestic violence has been brought to the forefront of our community because the number of cases continue to rise. At Every Second Counts, we believe that it is the responsibility of all...
Stop Treating Domestic Violence Differently From Other Crimes
The criminal justice system isn’t preventing intimate partner violence. It might be making it worse. Article found here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/23/opinion/domestic-violence-criminal-justice-reform-too.html By Leigh Goodmark Ms. Goodmark is a professor and an anti-violence activist. July 23, 2019 All of a sudden, it seems like criminal justice reform is on everyone’s policy agenda. Politicians across the political spectrum in the United...
Article from: https://justicematters.jjay.cuny.edu/index.php/2020/09/15/breaking-the-cycle-of-intimate-partner-violence In Kingston, New York, NNSC’s new approach has significantly reduced the deadliest forms of intimate-partner violence. By Michael Friedrich A NEW STRATEGY IS CHANGING the way Kingston, New York, addresses the harms of intimate-partner violence. “We had been putting the burden on the victim to remove themselves from an abusive relationship,” says...