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NASCAR Suspends Driver Accused of Choking Ex-Girlfriend

For the first time in its history, NASCAR has indefinitely suspended a driver after a Delaware court upheld allegations of domestic violence. Kurt Busch, who raced onto the NASCAR scene in 2000, has also been involved in altercations with fellow drivers in past years, several of which turned violent. Busch’s ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, accused him…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Hot Topic at Grammys, Super Bowl

The national discussion on domestic violence and sexual assault took center stage in February, thanks to commercials aired during the 57th Annual Grammy Awards and Super Bowl XLIX. President Barack Obama spoke directly to viewers in a spot aired during the Grammys. On a night when popular musicians are honored for their work, the President…

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Date Rape: The Dangerous Side of Dating

Dating can be different things to different people. Some may stress about exactly which outfit makes them look their best. Others may be nervous about saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. Most have butterflies in their stomach, excited about spending more time with someone they are attracted to. One thing dating should not…

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Local Men’s Group Works to End Domestic Violence with Stop the Violence Breakfast

Domestic violence is often considered a women’s issue, because 85% of victims are women experiencing violence from men. Understanding this reality doesn’t diminish the violence that men are experiencing from women or the violence that may occur in same sex relationships. We must, however, examine whether such disparity in victimization is related to our social…