Domestic Violence

Trump Sent Representatives From Known Hate Groups To A UN Conference – Yay

Trump Sent Representatives From Known Hate Groups To A UN Conference – Yay

When people claim that President Donald Trump is a misogynist, they have plenty of evidence to back them up. During the campaign, Trump provided that evidence on a nearly daily basis. He made fun of his female opponents for their looks, brushed off old claims of sexual harassment and made crude jokes about female news […]

PROOF POSITIVE That The War On Women Is Not ‘All In Their Head’ (INFOGRAPHICS)

PROOF POSITIVE That The War On Women Is Not ‘All In Their Head’ (INFOGRAPHICS)

“War on women” is a phrase often used in U.S. politics. It describes Republican policies regarding access to reproductive health services, domestic violence against women, rape, and workplace discrimination against women. As a consequence, many Republican describe the idea as “phony” and “absurd:” “I have been to war, and this is not a war.” —Senator Joni […]

Woman Fired On International Woman’s Day – For Being Pro-Choice (VIDEO)

Woman Fired On International Woman’s Day – For Being Pro-Choice (VIDEO)

Members of the anti-choice movement often encourage women to give their babies up for adoption. Those people have shown yet again that all they really care about is controlling women. Hope Haven Lori Gregory is the former director of Hope Haven, a mental health facility for uninsured children that’s run by Catholic Charities. In fact, […]

Ohio Wants To Outlaw Marital Rape – GOP Not On Board (VIDEO)

Ohio Wants To Outlaw Marital Rape – GOP Not On Board (VIDEO)

Ohio State Rep. Greta Johnson has re-introduced a bill to outlaw marital rape. Currently, rape by a spouse is legal if they don’t use force, so a spouse can legally drug and rape their spouse if they really want to. Johnson said this about it: “As a former prosecutor, I would argue that you could still try […]

Hardee’s CEO Puzder Withdraws His Name As Trump’s Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

Hardee’s CEO Puzder Withdraws His Name As Trump’s Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the role. This comes after sources in the White House indicate that Puzder did not have a chance at getting the votes needed for confirmation; according to CNN, at least four and […]

Dem Rep Introduces Bill To Strengthen Anti-Stalking Laws – BET It Won’t Get A Vote! (VIDEO)

Dem Rep Introduces Bill To Strengthen Anti-Stalking Laws – BET It Won’t Get A Vote! (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation on February 2, 2017 to strengthen federal anti-stalking laws and no one is talking about it. According to Congress.gov, H.R.866 is a bill: “To amend title 18, United States Code, to extend the coverage of the Federal prohibition against stalking in order to provide protection to friends and […]

Fundies Claim 3 Million Women Possessed By ‘Spirit Of Witchcraft’ (VIDEOS)

Fundies Claim 3 Million Women Possessed By ‘Spirit Of Witchcraft’ (VIDEOS)

If anything brightened up the weekend of Donald Trump’s inauguration, it was the many images we saw from the Women’s March on Washington, as well as sister marches around the world. From the planeloads of nasty women converging on the capital to the crowds that dwarfed those at the inauguration–reportedly much to Trump’s outrage–it was nothing […]

Spencer’s Gifts Normalizes Sexual Assault As Nothing More Than Adult Fun (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Spencer’s Gifts Normalizes Sexual Assault As Nothing More Than Adult Fun (TWEETS/VIDEO)

If women everywhere were shocked to see so many people vote for a sexual predator, the following may cause steam to shoot out of their eyes. Misogynist In Chief It was the virtual slap heard around the world. President-elect Donald Trump was caught on tape bragging about sexual assault just weeks before election day, saying: […]

The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

Please note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Liberal America or its staff.  Monday December 26, 2016, started out as an ordinary evening for Uber driver Keith Avila. He noticed something was off when he picked up a 16-year-old girl in a […]

Lorena Bobbitt Is A Domestic Violence Survivor – Not A Source Of D*ck Jokes (VIDEO)

Lorena Bobbitt Is A Domestic Violence Survivor – Not A Source Of D*ck Jokes (VIDEO)

Over 23 years ago, Lorena Bobbitt made the news because she fought back against her abusive husband. She still gets recognized all these years later. She married John Wayne when she was just 19-years-old. The abuse began soon after. It started as verbal abuse but quickly escalated to physical violence. On June 23, 1993, John Wayne Bobbitt […]

An Open Letter To One Of Trump’s Enablers On The Religious Right, Franklin Graham (VIDEO)

An Open Letter To One Of Trump’s Enablers On The Religious Right, Franklin Graham (VIDEO)

Dear Mr. Graham: You will notice that I didn’t call you “Reverend.” That was intentional. You don’t deserve that title after the way you and the rest of the religious right made it clear that you were so determined to push your agenda through that you were willing to support a man who is the […]

35 Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Help Now More Than Ever

35 Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Help Now More Than Ever

Donald Trump’s presidential victory has left may progressives wondering what they can do to help. We see dark days ahead, and progressive groups need our time and our money to keep fighting the good fight. Below is a list of fantastic causes you should consider adding to your monthly donation list. Yes, there are a […]

SOCIOLOGIST: 10 Emotional Abuse Tactics Trump Blatantly Used In First Debate

SOCIOLOGIST: 10 Emotional Abuse Tactics Trump Blatantly Used In First Debate

Originally published on Everyday Feminism and re-published here with their permission. The current United States presidential election has many people on edge. Therapists around the country are reporting spikes in patients dealing with election anxiety. Clinical psychologist Stephen Holland told The Atlantic, “Among people who are not Trump supporters, we’re hearing a higher level of […]

Trump And Hannity: Let’s Turn Bill Clinton Into Bill Cosby (VIDEO)

Trump And Hannity: Let’s Turn Bill Clinton Into Bill Cosby (VIDEO)

The repugnant duo has teamed up again. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Fox News anchor Sean Hannity are teaming up to create their own television “special.” The two are teaming up to create a special to interview the women who have accused former President Bill Clinton of rape. Donald Trump appears with Bill Clinton accusers […]

President Obama Provides Justice For Sexual Assault Victims (VIDEO)

President Obama Provides Justice For Sexual Assault Victims (VIDEO)

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act. This law gives sexual assault victims very explicit rights. It focuses on collecting and preserving rape kits and mandating that they be tested. Police forces need to enter the DNA from each kit into a database. There are over 100,000 untested rape kits across the U.S. that […]

WATCH: GOP Candidate Thinks Educated Women Don’t Suffer From Domestic Violence

WATCH: GOP Candidate Thinks Educated Women Don’t Suffer From Domestic Violence

Bud Pierce, the Republican candidate for Governor of Oregon, said during his second debate with current Democratic Governor Kate Brown that educated women are not susceptible to abuse. The debate moderator asked the candidates a question about a recent report which found that 50 percent of Oregon women had been victims of sexual assault or […]

Black Teen Run Over By White Supremacist As His Girlfriend Cheered,’Get Him, Baby!’ (VIDEO)

Black Teen Run Over By White Supremacist As His Girlfriend Cheered,’Get Him, Baby!’ (VIDEO)

19-year old teenager, Larnell Malik Bruce, had his head smashed in a store window and was later run over by a white supremacist and his girlfriend with their Jeep Wrangler, eventually leading to his death few days later. The altercation occurred just before midnight on the 10th of August outside a 7-Eleven in Gresham, Oregon. The 38-year […]

Bad News Bannon: Illegal Voter Registration, Domestic Violence Alleged, Antisemitism…What’s Next?

Bad News Bannon: Illegal Voter Registration, Domestic Violence Alleged, Antisemitism…What’s Next?

Who is this guy Steve Bannon? Since he was tapped to lead Donald Trump’s presidential campaign about a week ago, information has come to light that make one wonder what Trump was thinking. Voter Fraud: Bannon Makes It Real The Guardian reported on August 26 that Stephen Bannon was registered to vote at an address in […]

Baltimore Cops Ignored Cries Of Sexual Assault Victims (WITH VIDEO)

Baltimore Cops Ignored Cries Of Sexual Assault Victims (WITH VIDEO)

On Wednesday, the Justice Department announced that the Baltimore Police Department had engaged in rampant civil rights violations. Most of the attention has been focused on a pattern of egregious racial bias that dates back several years. However, Friday’s edition of the New York Times revealed that there was another equally outrageous finding in that report. […]

WATCH: You Won’t Believe What THIS Former Fox News Reporter Did

WATCH: You Won’t Believe What THIS Former Fox News Reporter Did

Fox News is a hot mess. It seems as though we are hearing about scandals more and more frequently about Fox and their employees. Now one of their former Miami correspondents, Orlando Salinas, was booked to the Montgomery County jail in Virginia on charges of rape and forcible sodomy. This arrest is in connection with a sexual assault of […]

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