Archive for the 'Abuse' Category

The Epidemic Known as Domestic Violence Post 3

Posted in Abuse on September 9th, 2011 by Lance

In the past, all types of domestic abuse was quietly swept under the rug and ignored by society. Thankfully the attitudes of the general public and the legal systems are changing. Police are responding to “domestic affair” calls by taking and filing reports and helping the victim to receive protection against her abuser. Husband’s rights aren’t all encompassing and courts are willing to issue restraining orders when considered necessary after being presented with documentation. Read more »

The Epidemic Known as Domestic Violence Post 2

Posted in Abuse on September 2nd, 2011 by Lance

Studies of fourteen to seventeen year old girls suggest up to forty percent of them report knowing someone who has been hit or beaten by their boyfriend. Read more »

The Epidemic Known as Domestic Violence Post 1

Posted in Abuse on August 25th, 2011 by Lance

Domestic violence is an epidemic that is sweeping the nation and can include any or all of the following types of abuse by a parent, child, spouse or lover.

One type of domestic abuse involves hurtful physical acts that include pinching, slapping, beating, kicking, punching, pulling of the hair and the actual use of weapons. These weapons can include but are not limited to knives, guns, belts, bats, vehicles, cigarettes or lighters, curling irons, hammers, tire irons or gardening tools. Read more »