In a majority of cases, the killer is an intimate partner.
"Some couples fight and push or hit each other, but we need to differentiate between those situations and chronic, controlling violence."
On the other end of the line was a little girl. Her uncle had a gun.
For abusers bent on control, firearms are an effective tool.
A firearm doesn’t have to go off to play a critical role in domestic violence.
Gary Noesner, the former chief of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, on the virtues of self-control and active listening.
A statistical guide to firearms, intimate partner abuse, and the children, parents, and police who become victims, too.
A new study on law enforcement deaths found that domestic disputes are more likely than other scenarios to lead to an officer getting shot. One Massachusetts officer isn’t surprised.
Temporary Restraining Orders Can Set Off Alleged Abusers. But Only 16 States Make Them Hand Over Their Guns.
Most states wait for the outcome of a hearing on a permanent order before a firearms ban kicks in— a lag that can have deadly consequences.
The tally comes amid states' uneven attempts to plug loopholes in federal laws meant to keep guns out of abusers’ hands.
Some Lawmakers Think Abuse Victims Need Easier Access to Guns. This Survivor Believes They’re Dead Wrong.
Lawmakers and gun-rights advocates have called for arming abuse victims, but few battered women are mentally and emotionally prepared to pull the trigger.