STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Bills would take guns from domestic violence suspects
By Don Davis
Domestic assault suspects could be required to give up their guns under bills moving through the Minnesota Legislature.
"This bill will stop violence and reduce the number of women murder... Posted on 3/25/14 at 6:09 PM
YWCA CASS CLAY Finding the courage to take back control
Reba*, 12 year old son Austin*, and 9 year old son Robbie* do the usual things: homework, family dinners, household chores, but this wasnt always what life looked like for them. Before, their lives we... Posted on 2/6/14 at 11:54 AM
THE NEW FORTY We've got trouble - right here in West Fargo.
Let me tell you a cautionary tale folks. A tale of good intentions and seemingly eternal hope gone awry. A tale of parents who in choosing to protect one child put everyone else in their family and co... Posted on 9/15/13 at 10:50 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Strangulation? In North Dakota?
When I wrote this story about sexual assault, I also talked to Mary Thysell a little bit about domestic violence, an even more common problem, and strangulation came up.
I said I was fairly certain t... Posted on 4/23/12 at 4:04 PM
THE GAY AGENDA Reality of Domestic Violence
Often when I'm snarking about fundies and their obsession with homosexuality, I suggest they focus their attention on real threats to marriage and families, such as domestic violence.
Today's Forum c... Posted on 10/30/11 at 7:59 AM
Police say 13-year-old daughter disarmed him and fled with the knife
MINNEAPOLIS – A man punched his estranged wife and stabbed her 70 times in the chest and head before his 13-year-old daughter pulled him away, disarmed him and fled with the knife, police said Saturday.
Prairie St. John’s will offer the “Domestic Violence: Social Constructs and Individual Choice” workshop for behavioral health professionals from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Fargo’s Hilton Garden Inn, 4351 17th Ave. S.
Weiler arrested for second time in less than a year
BISMARCK – A North Dakota legislator insisted Friday he did not punch his estranged wife, almost a year after he pleaded guilty to a separate charge that he shoved her to the pavement in a parking lot.
By Dale Wetzel, Associated Press Writer
, March 13, 2010
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s insurance commissioner plans to seek changes in state insurance laws to prevent any company from using domestic violence as a reason to avoid selling health insurance coverage to a woman.
By Dale Wetzel / Associated Press
, September 25, 2009
On March 27, Rep. Dave Weiler, R-Bismarck, pushed his wife to the ground, causing him to incur and plead guilty to simple assault charges. As a society we have decided that domestic violence is unacceptable. Yet the North Dakota House of Representatives is failing to enforce legislative sanctions against Weiler.
Jeannie Schultz and Kristin Streifel
, May 03, 2009
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