Family Anti-Violence

49ers’ Ray McDonald Is Arrested on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 00:00
The allegations concerning McDonald, a defensive end, came days after the N.F.L. announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence.

In First for Court, Woman Is Ruled Eligible for Asylum in U.S. on Basis of Domestic Abuse

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:00
The ruling could slow the pace of deportations because it creates new legal grounds for women from Central America caught entering the country illegally in their fight to stay.

New N.F.L. Policy Is One Step on a Long Road to Regaining Some Fans’ Trust

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:00
There is some uncertainty whether the N.F.L. will follow through with its newfound sensitivity when it comes to domestic violence.

N.F.L. Domestic Violence Policy Toughened in Wake of Ray Rice Case

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:00
The N.F.L. commissioner said that league employees would be suspended without pay for six games for a first offense involving domestic violence.

Roger Goodell and N.F.L. Right a Wrong, but Only After Further Review

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:00
In a rarity for the league, Commissioner Goodell issued an apology, but his more sensitive statement on domestic abuse in the wake of the Ray Rice case should have come much sooner.

Assault Charge Against City Council’s Ex-Finance Director Is Thrown Out

NY Times Domestic Violence News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:00
A judge tossed out domestic violence charges against Charles Preston Niblack after prosecutors said an investigation had failed to turn up evidence supporting the accusations against him.
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