The bill would be the first national legislation to fund education about sexual violence and healthy relationships, and is currently under review by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. National organizations, including Planned Parenthood and the National Women’s Law Center, have endorsed the bill.
Kaine said he wrote the bill with young people in mind based on conversations with the University of Virginia’s sexual violence awareness and advocacy group, One Less.
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South Carolina is one step closer to making it against the law for certain criminal domestic violence offenders to own a gun.
The Senate gave key approval to the bill this week with a 38-3 vote.
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A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in what the researchers call “survival sex.”
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“Men in Turkey and Azerbaijan are donning miniskirts in protest against sexual violence against women…”
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“It’s a chilling thought that the same day we all gathered to discuss domestic-violence prevention and education, a life was cut short due to this tragic crime just a few blocks away. This reaffirms the need for more conversations like this about domestic violence.”
“As a society, we often imagine domestic violence in a stereotypical way, where a man beats his wife and uses power and/or money to control her throughout the relationship. This tragedy serves as a very real wake-up call that domestic violence can happen anywhere. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence, regardless of gender, race or socioeconomic background.
Dr. Fayad was a well-respected professor. He was a successful cancer researcher who made significant progress in colon cancer research, and was an expert on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. His death is a tragic loss for our community.”
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Christopher Chapa had a lot of plans ahead adding, “I think that’s the hardest part is just seeing what would have been.” His plans included marrying his girlfriend Claudia Esquivel and being step-father to her five-year-old son.
In June of 2014 Chapa was shot to death in Galveston. The woman now charged with his murder is the one he was about to propose to.
Holmes says, “Never in my wildest dreams did I think he would die at the hands of someone he completely and utterly loved with all his heart.”