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Posts tagged domestic violence

March 12, 2018


Domestic Violence Report Details Obstacles For Victims

Nearly half of cases reported in Marion County were dismissed because victims and witnesses wouldn't testify.

May 15, 2017


AHCA Could Limit Coverage For Domestic Violence Survivors

Advocates are concerned the AHCA will reduce protections for domestic violence victims who may suffer long-term physical and mental health problems.

April 23, 2017


Court Protectee Gun Bill Passes Legislature

It allows people protected by restraining orders to carry handguns without a license for up to 60 days.

April 20, 2017


Indiana University Bans Athletes With Sexual Violence Past

The policy includes any prospective student-athlete, transfer student or incoming freshman.

March 21, 2017


House Approves Domestic Violence Bill On Phone Plans, Pets

The House voted 95-0 Monday to approve the measure. It returns now to the Senate to approve changes.

March 13, 2017


Domestic Violence Prevention Funding Likely Unchanged In Budget

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Executive Director Laura Berry says her organization didn’t ask lawmakers for a funding increase.

March 9, 2017


Bill Aims To Ensure Domestic Abusers Don’t Control Victims’ Phones

The bill would provide the option after a domestic violence victim gets a restraining order.

February 7, 2017


Lawmakers Debate Series Of Gun Bills

A House committee debated a series of firearm regulations, including one to allow people protected by restraining orders to carry a handgun without a license.

November 13, 2015


Morning Headlines: Friday, November 13, 2015

Between July 2013 and July 2014, more than 1700 people seeking shelter in domestic violence shelters were turned away due to lack of space.

September 14, 2015


Should Domestic Violence Victims Get Insurance Payouts?

Lawmakers will wrestle with the question of whether domestic violence victims should get insurance payouts when their spouse destroys property next session.

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