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Social media offers support to victims of abuse

July 1, 2014
Isolation is a method used by abusers to keep control over the victim. Forbidding their partner to have friends, talk on the phone, leave the house, leave the house alone, read books, and use the computer are all common tactics...

Story you can't ignore: Lois Lerner

June 26, 2014
Lois Lerner must, at a minimum, go into the bucket of unsavory government executives. On all appearances and with facts emanating from countless testimonies and analysis, she was an abuser of her powers and office. That is bad.Next, she...

Collateral victims: animals in domestic abuse

May 30, 2014
"My first cat started vomiting and he would kick it as punishment. I didn't know it was his violence that was causing the vomiting."A brave domestic abuse survivor, who asked to remain anonymous, agreed...

Popular public official accused of assaulting 19 women

May 29, 2014
Carlos Bustamante, an administrative manager for Orange County Public Works and a member of the Santa Ana City Council has been accused of sexually assaulting 19 women between 2003 and 2011.Carlos is accused of targeting women of similar appearance...