Bridge the Wage Gap: Domestic Violence Hurts Survivors’ Economic Security
Domestic and dating violence, or intimate partner violence, referred to as IPV, is a common reality that has short- and long-term negative effects on survivors’ economic security and independence.
Byram Police: A Model for Domestic-Abuse Response?
Byram Police Chief Luke Thompson acknowledges that the typical method of responding to a domestic call fails both the victims and the community at large.
OPINION: My Abuser Apologized, and I Forgave Him
A few years ago, I wrote a column evaluating my emotions for never receiving an apology or even an acknowledgement from my abuser for basically hurting me and demolishing my ...
Judge Acquits Mississippi Lawmaker Accused of Punching Wife
A judge on Tuesday acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker of a domestic violence charge in which he was accused of punching his wife in the face because she didn't undress quickly ...
Mississippi Rep Charged With Punching Wife Could be Removed
The Mississippi House speaker said Friday that he is asking lawyers to research how to remove a lawmaker if it's true that the man punched his own wife and does ...
Gov. Bryant, GOP Leaders Call for Lawmaker to Resign After Abuse Charges
Mississippi's governor and two other top Republicans say Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale should resign if he punched his wife.
Report: Mississippi Lawmaker Punched Wife in Face Over Sex
A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex.
Mississippi Reps Vote 'Nay' on Violence Against Women Act
All three Republicans in Mississippi's Congressional delegation voted against renewing the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday.
Members of the community such as Jackson State University English instructor C. Liegh McInnis, The Nest at Highlites co-owner Mac Epps and others will host an event tonight, Nov. 1, ...
Hyde-Smith: Defending Kavanaugh Is ‘My Duty’ as a Woman in Congress
While addressing the Senate floor for the first time, Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defended Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, after a third woman accused the judge of ...