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.
Violence against women act
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Armed and Abusive
Intimate partner homicides are skyrocketing, yet police, prosecutors and judges often trust offenders to disarm themselves.
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.
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