How America’s Gun Laws Are Failing Domestic Violence Victims

Owning a firearm makes an abuser 5x times more likely to murder a partner, yet around much of the country, gun laws are enforced on an “honor system” that relies on people who are prohibited from possessing firearms to disarm themselves.

“You are trusting somebody who is not worthy of being taken at their word,” said Democratic U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, who spent seven years working as a prosecutor in Alameda County, California. “And that has been to the peril of domestic violence victims.”

Read this phenomenal reporting piece by journalist Jennifer Gollan at Reveal News about the tragic results of the glaring deficits in enforcement of gun laws across the country. 

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‘I have to fight for him’: Florida Mom Who Lost Son Pushes for Law to Remove Children from Threatening Parent

Protective mother Alison Kessler shares on MSNBC the tragic loss of her son Greyson, who was murdered by his father. She & Florida State Representative Michael Greico are working to pass Greyson’s Law in Florida to prevent this tragedy from happening to other children. Greyson is one of the 810 children murdered by a divorcing parent in our national database, which was mentioned in this story. 

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America’s ‘Troubled Teen Industry’ Needs Reform So Kids Can Avoid the Abuse I Endured – Opinion by Paris Hilton

When I was 16 years old, I was awakened one night by two men with handcuffs. They asked if I wanted to go “the easy way or the hard way” before carrying me from my home as I screamed for help. I had no idea why or where I was being taken against my will. I soon learned I was being sent to hell.

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Black Children Were Jailed for a Crime That Doesn’t Exist. Almost Nothing Happened to the Adults in Charge.

Judge Donna Scott Davenport oversees a juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, with a staggering history of jailing children. She said kids must face consequences, which rarely seem to apply to her or the other adults in charge.

This disturbing investigative piece from ProPublica shows how racism in a Nashville, TN area juvenile court has damaged the lives of thousands of children of color, and it continues today, despite lawsuits, sanctions and exposure. Anyone who doesn’t understand how institutional racism works in courts of law should read this courageous journalism and share it with your networks.

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Family Grieves Loss of Phoenix Mother and Her Baby Killed Allegedly by Husband

Friday evening, family members of 34-year-old Lanae Mouton, and 11-month-old Ava Mouton gathered together to remember their loved ones who were killed on Monday. Lanae’s ex-husband, Louis Mouton III, is facing two first-degree murder charges in connection to the shooting deaths.

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Letter to the Attorney Who Switched Sides and Now Promotes the False Narrative

Background information: I found the attorney Derek Zazueta in Arizona to help a protective parent client of mine there. He was enthusiastic about the case and helping other clients of the FCVFC. But then, after meeting with Gregg Woodnick, attorney for the abusive parent, this attorney, who claimed to be working for the protective father, […]

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Intergenerational Incest Protected and Generated by American Family Courts: Your Tax Dollars at Work

In a communication to the Judicial Complaint Committee, a judge responded to a reprimand by the committee. This judge had been reprimanded for failure to comply with his judicial responsibilities to litigants in what was, in fact, a straightforward marital dissolution agreement that settled the financial obligation of the parties to each other. The failure […]

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Complaint against Judge Rachel Holt

To the California Judicial Review Board: A long and detailed complaint will soon be filed with the California Judicial Review Board on behalf of FCVFC clients subject to advocacy and criminal intervention, [client] and 5-year-old daughter, Protective Parent and minor child. This complaint will be filed against the sitting judge on this case, Judge Rachel […]

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Family Injustice: Son of Blob



Campaign cash oozing into a new Family Judge’s courtroom…… it has the makings of a bad sequel.

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Family Injustice: The Fight for Life



There are 600000 frozen embryos waiting for the chance to be born. But what happens when the couple who creates the life get divorced? Meet the father …

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