After Reveal reported on soaring rates of intimate partner homicide, new legislation gives state and local law enforcement more power to crack down on abusers who have weapons unlawfully.
How the Updated Violence Against Women Act Would Crack Down on Domestic Abusers Who Have Guns
After Reveal reported on soaring rates of intimate partner homicide, a bipartisan Senate proposal gives local law enforcement greater power to pursue abusers who possess illegal weapons.
Armed and Abusive
Intimate partner homicides are skyrocketing, yet police, prosecutors and judges often trust offenders to disarm themselves.
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A documentary from Reveal and Al Jazeera English exposes how ineffective laws have allowed domestic abusers to keep their guns – with deadly consequences.
Help Us Investigate Domestic Violence Shootings
We’re trying to get a more accurate picture of how many people have been shot by offenders illegally possessing firearms.
Episode: When Abusers Keep Their Guns
By law, domestic abusers are banned from owning guns. But too often, those laws aren’t enforced, and the consequences can be deadly.
How one filmmaker covered Afghan women jailed for escaping marriage
As recently as the 1990s, women made up 40 percent of doctors, 70 percent of school teachers and 50 percent of government workers in Afghanistan. So what happened?
To Kill a Sparrow: Afghan Women Jailed for Love
In Afghanistan, thousands of young women have been imprisoned for so-called moral crimes – including running away from unlawful forced marriages or marrying against a father’s wishes. This is one woman’s story.