domestic violence

Gun-Toting, Life-Promoting Montana Republican Jailed For Child Abuse
Montana State Senator Jason Priest is charged with felony assault for throwing his 4-year old daughter. Read more...
GOP Wife-Beater Running Against Susan Collins
Another exception to social norms for Republicans: It's perfectly acceptable to beat your wife, be convicted, and still be eligible to run for office. Read more...
Who Got To George Zimmerman's Girlfriend?
George Zimmerman's girlfriend wants to drop all charges and reunite. Does she really? Or is something else happening here? Read more...
George Zimmerman is a bully and a serial abuser who invokes the claim. For Zimmerman, it's always someone else's fault. Read more...
Fundie religion really brings out the crazy in people. Read more...

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Depending on where you live, a call to 911 for domestic violence can lead to eviction and even arrest for being a 'nuisance'! The ACLU is challenging that. Read more...
Counterterror officials say the emerging portrait suggests the brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev slipped into Islamic extremism under the influence of Internet propaganda. Read more...
In a detailed portrait of the kind of lives rarely given a media spotlight, Robin Poor Bear is an Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. She's facing down incredible odds while fighting to further her education, find her voice and protect her children from the very same abuses she suffered as a child. Read more...
As if being beaten within an inch of their lives wasn't enough, now domestic violence victims can be jailed if they report their beating. Read more...
From this Monday's Andrea Mitchell Reports, Rep. Marsha Blackburn did her part to make sure that the Republican party remains the "stupid party." I don't think remarks like this are going to help them much with making inroads with women and minority voters. Read more...