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Letter from the NRCDVF Director on Gun Violence Solutions

Published by: David W. Keck, Project Director Gun violence in America is a public health epidemic. Gun deaths have eclipsed car accidents as the leading cause of death for Americans aged 19 and under*. These tragic deaths are predictable therefore they are preventable.  Laws already exist that prohibit some individuals from having guns.  Most states […]

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Statement from NRCDVF on Presidential Nominee for Director of ATF

To: Steve Dettelbach, Presidential Nominee for Director of ATF             Mr. Dettelbach, Congratulations on your nomination for Director of ATF. BWJP and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, applaud your recommendation and are optimistic about your confirmation.             We believe that now is the time for a closer look at the implementation of existing […]

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Reaffirming My Transgender Child’s Identity is Not Child Abuse

By Victoria Taylor | April 18th, 2022 Emotional abuse is just as real for children as it is for adults. As April is Child Abuse Prevention month, we must take this time to ensure that parents, caregivers, and other adults in children’s lives, are acutely aware of the emotional dangers of denying children of their […]

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Three Ways We Can Transform the Family Court System to Provide Better Outcomes for Survivors and Their Children – An Op-Ed

By Ana M. Martinez-Mullen, Esq. and Tracy Shoberg, J.D., April 2022 Family Court systems are in dire need of reform. It gives parents who are survivors of intimate partner violence conflicting messages that can cost them custody of their children. If you are a parent with shared custody who takes action to protect your children […]

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BWJP Supports the Biden Administration’s Newly Released Firearm Regulations on “Ghost Guns”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BWJP Supports the Biden Administration’s Newly Released Firearm Regulations on “Ghost Guns” April 12, 2022 ST. PAUL, M.N. – BWJP applauds President Biden’s newly released regulations to prevent the proliferation of untraceable firearms known as ghost guns. Ghost guns are assembled weapons from firearm kits purchased online or in stores. These privately made weapons are unregulated […]

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Taking Back Control S2 E3

Season 2 Episode 2: Justice for Survivors Charged With Crimes | Release Date 3/25/2022 The criminalization of survivors of gender-based violence is not new. Survivors end up inside the criminal justice system in so many ways. We talk to Cindene Pezzell, Legal Director of the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, an organization […]

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