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Category: Disarm Domestic Violence

NCADV’s Work and What We Do

Over the past forty-three years, NCADV’s work has centered the most pressing needs of domestic violence victims and the advocates who serve them. Since our beginning, evolutions in NCADV’s mission and leadership along with the formation of other critical national organizations working to eliminate domestic violence has led to advancements in our focus. This blog post, which is the second in a series, will take a closer look at NCADV’s work and what we do currently. By the ti... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, October 6, 2021

NCADV and Leading Gun Violence Prevention Organizations Launch Disarm Domestic Violence

  Washington, D.C. -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV), the Alliance for Gun Responsibility Foundation, and Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) announced the launch of a comprehensive website about domestic violence protective order enforcements and firearm surrender. The website is a user-friendly, unique tool to research and compare firearm removal laws, which often vary dramatically between states. The Di... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, November 15, 2018

NCADV and the Brady Campaign Testify on the Critical Intersection of Domestic Violence and Firearms During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Today marks the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence have focused on educating policy makers and the public about the deadly mix of domestic violence and firearms, and policy solutions that can be enacted to address this issue and save lives.  These efforts culminated last week at a Congressional fied hearing where leaders of both organizations testified about the scope ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Coming Together to Disarm Domestic Violence

Guns and domestic violence are a lethal combination. More than half of all women murdered in the United States are killed by an intimate partner with a gun, and the chance of being murdered by an abusive partner increases five-fold when there is a gun in the home. Abusers also use guns as a tool to terrorize and control victims in various ways. According to the latest research, policies that prohibit abusers from purchasing or possessing guns are effective at reducing intimate partner homi... Read More
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