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Domestic Abuse

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Domestic Abuse And Sexual Violence Resources

Information and resources on domestic violence.

09/17/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.17.14

Chris discussed Rihanna pulling her performance from the CBS Thursday Night Football open, John McCain accusing Rand Paul of doing somersaults over ISIL beheadings, and Anheuser-Busch voicing concerns over the NFL’s handling of recent domestic abuse issues. He also talked to Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/17/2014

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NOW President: ‘Goodell Has Demonstrated He Views Domestic Violence As An Inconvenient PR Problem’

Dom Giordano talked to Terry O’Neil, President of the National Organization for Women, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about their demands that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell resign in the aftermath of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal.

09/16/2014

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NJ Assembly Taking Up 6 Domestic Violence Bills

Among the measures up for a vote in the Assembly on Monday is one that would allow victims of domestic violence to testify via closed-circuit video, rather than be required to appear in the courtroom with the suspected offender.

09/15/2014

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Pat Ciarrocchi: ‘I Stayed, But Why?’

As I watched the unfolding of the story of Ray Rice and his wife, Jamary Palmer – a picture in mind came back clear as day.

09/10/2014

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In Light Of Ray Rice Video, Local Reps From Women Against Abuse Try To Explain Why His Wife Is Lashing Out At The Media

It’s clear to see in the video who is the abuser and who is the victim…so why is Janay Rice blaming the media rather than her husband?

09/09/2014

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Temple Nursing Students Provide ‘Life Support’ To Women In North Philadelphia Shelter

As a pre-graduation requirement, Temple’s nursing students apply what they’ve learned in a real-life setting – at a north Philadelphia women’s shelter.

02/24/2014

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Austrian Native Convicted Of Soliciting Fellow Inmate To Kill His Wife, Then Trying To Have That Man Killed As Well

In a plot worthy of a movie, a Philadelphia man has been convicted of assaulting his wife before soliciting a fellow inmate to kill her, then trying to solicit a second inmate to kill the intended hitman.

01/24/2014

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No Uptick In Domestic Violence On Super Bowl Sunday

Despite reports to the contrary, the day of the Super Bowl does not lead to significantly higher rates of domestic violence. It’s a myth.

01/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.15.13

Chris continues his coverage on the negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey and reveals that Rush Limbaugh is returning to Talk Radio 1210.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/15/2013

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$3M In Funding Helps Renovate, Expand Housing For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

A Philadelphia non-profit that advocates for domestic abuse victims is on track to complete a $3-million renovation and expansion project for its transitional housing program.

08/10/2013

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Family Of Domestic Abuse Victim Starts New Foundation In Her Name

The family of Ellen Robb, who was beaten to death inside her Upper Merion home more than six years ago by her husband – a former Penn economics professor – has started a foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence.

01/27/2013

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Delaware Police Search For Domestic Abuse Suspect

Delaware State Police are searching for Matthew Kerr, who was allegedly involved in two domestic incidents during July.

07/18/2012

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Jimmy Rollins Joins Other Notables In PSA Against Domestic Violence

(Rollins: ) “No woman should have to fear abuse. No man should hit a woman for any reason.”

06/21/2012

(At a Philadelphia City Council hearing, Angelita Dorsey, Lisa Brown, and Renee Norris-Jones testify about the need for shelters of domestic abuse victims.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Survivors of Spouse Abuse Plead For More Victim Shelters in Philadelphia

“One day — I’m not sure how — I ran. I packed only the clothes my children and I had, and left,” said one former victim.

03/19/2012

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