Domestic violence

Director of anti-violence group arrested for domestic assault

A Chicago anti-violence group named Ceasefire Illinois has named an interim director while it searches for a new permanent replacement for the organization’s previous director. The parent organization, Cure Violence, announced the ouster for the previous director after he had been arrested for domestic violence. The group has announced that the organization’s current COO will…
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President signs domestic violence bill into law

Many women who live with violence on a day-to-day basis stay with their abusers because they feel they have nowhere to go and no one to turn to for help and support. A new law aimed at stemming the tide of domestic violence in Illinois and the rest of the country, however, may provide new…
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