G.R.O.W. News

Putting Domestic Abusers In Jail Could Be The Key To Decreasing Overall Gun Violence

via Hady Mawajdeh, Wamu 88.5: The Department of Justice has been in a years-long fight to decrease violent gun crimes. And now, they’re targeting domestic violence abusers. Inside the Earle Campbell Federal Building in downtown Dallas, in an office surrounded with wood paneling, sits the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. Her name’s Erin Nealy Cox. Read More >

Bill aims to protect domestic violence victims

via Samantha Galvez, Fox 43: A rally at the Capitol Tuesday supported a bill that would aim to add another layer of protection to domestic violence victims who have filed a Protection From Abuse order.  At the rally, a mother shared her story so others don’t have to go through the same pain she did. Read More >

Let’s Talk About the Power & Control Wheel

“Relationship violence is a combination of a number of different tactics of abuse that are used to maintain power and control — which are the words in the very center of the wheel. The center is surrounded by different sets of behaviors that an abusive partner uses in order to maintain this power and control. Read More >