Stories tagged: "domestic violence"


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Gun Sales Are Up Because of Coronavirus. So Is the Risk for a Woman to Be Killed in Her Home.

Fears of social fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has led to an 85% increase in gun sales from March of last year.

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Domestic Violence Is Surging Due to Quarantining. Here’s What Lawmakers Are Doing to Help.

A group of lawmakers are seeking more funding to help a system of resources that's already strained.

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Impeachment, drug costs, and other major issues facing Congress in 2020

It's been a tough year for passing new laws, in part due to the Senate’s new-found identity as a “legislative graveyard.”

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NC State Employees Can Now Use Sick Days to Recover From Domestic Violence

In October, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive directive to allow eligible state employees to use their vacation time or sick days to deal with issues related to domestic violence.