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William Barr forms task force to keep guns from domestic abusers

Attorney General William P. Barr has formed a task force aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abuses, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The working group is comprised of nine U.S. attorneys who will look at loopholes [...]

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Meet Terms of U.S. Trade Deal

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president came to office promising a fresh approach to combat record-high homicide rates: a new National Guard made up of soldiers and police. Now, in a deal to assuage his American counterpart and avert a [...]

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights

Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations on Tuesday, in a momentous victory for a [...]

Domestic troubles follow Trump to Hanoi summit with Kim

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One to depart for Vietnam for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. | Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on [...]

Survivors of domestic violence, child abuse could be hit next by shutdown

The Justice Department has been warning the state agencies and nonprofits that run them that it will only be able to process funding requests until Jan. 18. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Survivors [...]

Mareli Miniutti files for domestic violence restraining order against Michael Avenatti: Report

An actress has reportedly taken out a restraining order against anti-Trump lawyer Michael Avenatti. “Actress Mareli Miniutti has filed for a domestic violence restraining order against attorney Michael Avenatti per court records,” Joe Concha, [...]

Avenatti arrested in domestic violence case

Michael Avenatti, who is in the midst of a contested divorce, has campaigned across 20 states since July. | Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Legal By NATASHA KORECKI 11/14/2018 06:30 PM EST Updated 11/14/2018 11:40 PM EST 2018-11-14T11:40-0500 Share [...]

On domestic and migrant worker abuse, and modern slavery

OP: Domestic and migrant worker abuse is a huge problem across the world. "[M]any domestic workers are still excluded from provisions that other workers take for granted with respect to essential working conditions, such as paid annual [...]

Wolf signs tougher rules for guns in domestic violence cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A new law is on the books in Pennsylvania requiring those convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence or subject to protective orders to give up their guns within 24 hours. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf late [...]

Domestic Abuse, Shown Blow by Blow, Shocks Brazil

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A security camera recorded a man beating his wife — and her subsequent plunge to her death from their fifth-floor apartment. Now a debate is raging over domestic violence. Source: NYT > [...]