Domestic Violence: A Blow to the American Constitution

THE STORIES

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It’s been eighteen years since TIME Magazine published these photographs from Living with the Enemy (Aperture 1991).

Back then many believed OJ Simpson was not capable of being a wife beater, let alone a wife killer.

On this happy Independence  Day 2012 I have a few questions to ask.

When will lawmakers and citizens get serious about stopping violence against women and children?

Why doesn’t every state have a mandatory arrest law in place?

Why are battered women’s shelters still saving more men’s lives than women and children?

Your comments are welcome.

The Simpson case awakens America to the epidemic of domestic abuse

The murder of Nicole Simpson turned the national spotlight on domestic violence. The problem has been a persistent one, and enforcing the laws against it will require huge societal changes.

 

Domestic Violence: A Blow to the American Constitution