Tag Archives: domestic violence

1 is 2 Many Launches Dating Violence Public Service Announcement

Last year, Vice President Biden launched the 1 is 2 Many initiative to focus on a troubling fact—women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rates of relationship violence. Having worked to fight violence against women for almost two decades, the Vice President knew that overall rates of domestic violence have been […]

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New Mexico’s Crime Victims Fund Receives $2.8 Million Federal Grant

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman has announced that New Mexico will receive $2.8 million from the to support victims of domestic violence. The grant was awarded through the Office for Victims of Crime in order to enhance crime victim services in New Mexico. “The New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission’s mission is to assist New Mexicans who […]

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Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and Protections

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee approved legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994, but failed to include critical provisions that would ensure that all victims of domestic violence can access vital services and protections.  Victims are victims, and, if you have been battered, stalked or otherwise threatened […]

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Attorney General King calls on Congress to Reauthorize National Domestic Violence Law

New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has joined with 52 state and territorial Attorneys General calling on the United States Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for the first time since 2006, ensuring vital programs continue uninterrupted to protect women and families from violence and abuse. The Attorneys General letter to Congress […]

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