Oct. 1, 2012 - President Obama has proclaimed October 2012 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Jan. 23, 2012 - State Representative Al Ott has introduced a bill that would consider a the third domestic violence charge in a ten-year period to be a felony.
Dec. 28, 2011 - In an effort to support all those affected by stalking, President Obama has proclaimed January National Stalking Awareness Month. By shining light on stalking, the president hopes to strengthen our efforts to prevent this crime before it occurs.
Oct. 19, 2011 - Vice President Biden is focusing his longstanding commitment to reducing violence against women specifically on teens and young women ages 16-24. By targeting the importance of changing attitudes that lead to violence and educating the public on the realities of abuse, the Vice President is leading the way in an effort to stop violence against women before it begins.