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August 13, 2015

Following the murder of Monica Butler Johnson in Geismar, LA over the weekend, Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley advised victims of domestic violence to arm themselves and “drop him before he gets into your house.” This advice contradicts numerous research studies showing that the presence of firearms greatly increases danger to the victim [1] where there has been domestic violence.

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August 4, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is excited to announce our newest online resource, the App Safety Center. The App Safety Center provides tips, information, and resources for the safe development and use of smartphone apps addressing domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, harassment, and stalking.

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July 27, 2015

This week, the Safety Net project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV):

  • BRINGS TOGETHER 250 technologists, victim advocates, and justice professionals in San Francisco
  • UNVEILS an App Safety Center to help victims and their advocates navigate smartphone apps
  • ANNOUNCES a new initiative funded by the Digital Trust Foundation to create an online toolkit of criminal and civil remedies relating to technology-assisted abuse and stalking

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July 24, 2015

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) welcomes the data released today on mass killings – a frightful scourge in our nation. The research indicates that in the majority of cases, the perpetrators knew the victim or victims. Analysis of mass shootings reveals that the majority of these known perpetrators are abusers.

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July 21, 2015

NNEDV to Call on Congress to Act at Congressional Briefing on Thursday

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) applauds Representative Dold (R-IL) and Representative Dingell (D-MI) for introducing the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, important legislation that addresses the intersection of firearms and domestic violence. Evidence-based research makes it clear: guns play a lethal role in turning domestic violence into murder. This bill represents a substantial step towards saving lives.

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July 3, 2015

On our nation’s 239th birthday, Americans celebrate the ideals of freedom, equality, liberty, justice, and the pursuit of happiness. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), established 25 years ago, continues to ensure that victims of domestic violence can enjoy equal access to the justice, freedom, and dignity promised to our entire nation.

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