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Domestic violence news and analysis from The Nation
November 21, 2022
The Manhattan DA Finally Keeps His Campaign Promise Not to Prosecute a Domestic Violence Victim
Alvin Bragg announced on Friday that he was no longer convinced of Tracy McCarter’s guilt. McCarter was arrested for the death of her husband on March 2, 2020.
October 25, 2022
21,000 Supporters Urge Alvin Bragg to Free Tracy McCarter
The Manhattan district attorney is prosecuting McCarter in the death of her estranged husband.
July 18, 2022
“The Worst Abuser You Could Ever Have”
Tracy McCarter did everything we tell survivors to do, but that did not protect her from the abuse she suffered at the hands of the state.
February 3, 2022
The Police State Is Failing Officers Too
Alternatives to policing are critical to the health and safety of both overpoliced people, historically and predominantly Black and brown, and the police themselves.
October 29, 2021
Every House Member Who Aided the January 6 Rioters Must Be Expelled
“It’s inexcusable to wait any longer.”
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October 5, 2021
The Expansive Feminism of Jacqueline Rose
Rose’s latest book,
On Violence and On Violence Against Women
, is a rigorous and capacious study of contemporary gender politics and solidarity.
September 28, 2021
What I Learned From the Women in Detroit
In Anita Hill’s new book, she recalls a pivotal moment in her work speaking about women’s empowerment at a shelter in Detroit.
March 23, 2021
How the Violence Against Women Act Failed Women
The provision of the 1994 Crime Bill sponsored by then-Senator Joe Biden has contributed to mass incarceration and state violence.
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October 30, 2020
Will Concerns About Domestic Violence Derail Sentencing Reform in Oklahoma?
Opponents of a constitutional amendment to limit enhanced sentencing say it would harm domestic violence survivors. Not all survivors agree.
October 7, 2020
A Reckoning Inside the Domestic-Violence Movement
Domestic abuse presents a deadly threat to millions of people across America. But as concerns about police misconduct grow, feminists are reconsidering the costs of criminalization.