Domestic violence

21,000 Supporters Urge Alvin Bragg to Free Tracy McCarter

21,000 Supporters Urge Alvin Bragg to Free Tracy McCarter 21,000 Supporters Urge Alvin Bragg to Free Tracy McCarter

The Manhattan district attorney is prosecuting McCarter in the death of her estranged husband.

Oct 25, 2022 / Victoria Law

“The Worst Abuser You Could Ever Have”

“The Worst Abuser You Could Ever Have” “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.

Jul 18, 2022 / Feature / Victoria Law

The Police State Is Failing Officers Too

The Police State Is Failing Officers Too 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.

Feb 3, 2022 / Editorial / Scott Hechinger

[Rep. Lauren Boebert and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene during a press conference.]

Every House Member Who Aided the January 6 Rioters Must Be Expelled Every House Member Who Aided the January 6 Rioters Must Be Expelled

“It’s inexcusable to wait any longer.”

Oct 29, 2021 / John Nichols

The Expansive Feminism of Jacqueline Rose

The Expansive Feminism of Jacqueline Rose 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.

Oct 5, 2021 / Books & the Arts / Cora Currier

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What I Learned From the Women in Detroit 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.

Sep 28, 2021 / Anita Hill

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How the Violence Against Women Act Failed Women 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.

Mar 23, 2021 / Abigail Higgins and Olúfémi O. Táíwò

Will Concerns About Domestic Violence Derail Sentencing Reform in Oklahoma?

Will Concerns About Domestic Violence Derail Sentencing Reform in Oklahoma? 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.

Oct 30, 2020 / Zoë Carpenter

A Reckoning Inside the Domestic-Violence Movement

A Reckoning Inside the Domestic-Violence Movement 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...

Oct 7, 2020 / Feature / Zoë Carpenter

Women stand holding posters and calling for justice.

Mexico’s Women Demand Justice on Gender Violence Mexico’s Women Demand Justice on Gender Violence

Enraged at institutional failure to address the mounting crisis, they have occupied the National Human Rights Commission.

Sep 16, 2020 / Meaghan Beatley

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