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WATCH: Meredith Vieira Reveals #WhyIStayed in Abusive Relationship

24 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Inspired by the #WhyIStayed Twitter hashtag campaign that cropped up following the domestic violence charges against the Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice, Meredith Vieira decided to use her new daytime talk show platform Wednesday to reveal her own story about the abuse she suffered in a relationship many years earlier.

New allegations suggest NFL ignored major domestic violence cases long before Ray Rice

Attorney Gloria Allred levied new accusations of ignorance against Roger Goodell and called for his resignation

New accusations of domestic violence against Brandon Marshall

Celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred started the press conference ripping into the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, with charges that he ignored complaints filed regarding Brandon Marshall. Allred appeared with Kristeena Spivey, who accused the now-Bears wide receiver of abusing her friend Rasheedah Watley. Show More Summary

Feuer to co-chair new national group Prosecutors Against Gun Violence

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer and Manhattan Dist. Atty. Cyrus Vance Jr. will lead a new coalition of nearly two dozen prosecutors as they explore policies to reduce gun violence, officials announced Wednesday.

Feuer to co-chair new national group Prosecutors Against Gun Violence

Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer and Manhattan Dist. Atty. Cyrus Vance Jr. will lead a new coalition of nearly two dozen prosecutors as they explore policies to reduce gun violence, officials announced Wednesday.

Islamic State Has Forced 1,500 Women, Girls and Boys Into Sexual Slavery, According to the U.N.

7 hours agoNews : Truthdig

    Rape and other forms of sexual violence are not just a “women’s issue.” Shutterstock The heinous sexual violence Islamic State is inflicting on entire families is a form of warfare with long-lasting effects and a “crime against humanity,”...Show More Summary

Meredith Vieira shares her own history of domestic violence

The daytime host is using her brand new show as a platform to raise awareness about violence against women

Hardy could land on same exempt list as Peterson

With the Panthers trying to balance getting the most for their $13.1 million with the ever-building public outcry against players accused of domestic violence, the Vikings may have given owner Jerry Richardson a path through the corn maze. A league source tells PFT that it’s “possible” Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy will be placed on…

ISIS Releases ‘Coming Soon’ Movie Trailer for Battle with U.S.

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

ISIS, the Sunni militants who have been marauding across eastern Syria and northern Iraq for several months, released a new video Tuesday in the guise of a movie trailer. The film: further violence against the U.S.

Brady Center, Victim's Parents Suing Ammo Shop That Sold Bullets to James Holmes

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, together with Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, are filing a lawsuit against against Lucky Gunner--"which operates BulkAmmo.com"--which is where alleged Aurora theater gunman James Holmes bought ammunition. Show More Summary

Report Gives Facebook, Twitter, YouTube an ‘F’ in Handling Harassment

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come under fire for not taking online violence against women seriously according to a new report. The Association for Progressive Communications’ Women’s Rights Program mapped each social media platform’s...Show More Summary

Brewers Rip Bruisers As Heat On Home Violence Spreads To NFL Sponsors

Anheuser-Busch — the top spender in the last five Super Bowls —  today issued a statement about that NFL sponsorship as reports of domestic abuse charges against league players keep piling up: “We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season,” A-B said. Show More Summary

Here are the sponsors that have issued statements against the NFL

Companies are issuing statements about their involvement with the NFL in the wake of how it's handling domestic violence and child abuse. Here is what they're saying. Anheuser-Busch We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season. Show More Summary

Brooks Ayers on Vicki Gunvalson Cheating Rumors, Violence: That Was YEARS Ago!

Vicki Gunvalson's boyfriend Brooks Ayers isn't necessarily denying that he's an abusive cheater, but says the allegations against him are years old. In a just-released audio tape, Big Bad Brooks purportedly admits cheating on her with...Show More Summary

The Islamic State of Sexual Violence

The jihadists' rape campaign in Iraq and Syria is not a women's issue. It is a terror tactic and a crime against humanity. So why won't anyone in Washington talk about it?

Finding the Common Thread

The current approach to global issues needs improvement. "End Pollution," "Stop violence against women," "Fight against AIDS." The ways we approach innovation in the global realm is negative, backward facing, and exclusive. By addressing...Show More Summary

Former White House staffer hired to represent NFL in Washington

The NFL on Tuesday announced the hiring of Cynthia C. Hogan, a former White House official who worked with the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Violence Against Women Act, which became law 20 years ago.

CoverGirl and NFL, Take Action or Face Boycott

Yet another violence allegation against accused child abuser Adrian Peterson has bubbled up beyond the protection racket of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and sponsors like CoverGirl who protect the league for profit. Peterson's attorney...Show More Summary

Effective Ways to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

The Two Steps Necessary to Significantly Lessen an Organized Crime against Humanity Recently, the world learned that Jihadists had stoned a Syrian woman to death for "adultery." Stoning, a barbaric form of death by torture, involvesShow More Summary

Statistic of the Day: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence

People are justifiably outraged by Ray Rice’s treatment of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer. But what’s even scarier is that one out of five men admit that they’ve committed domestic violence against a partner or spouse. A new nationally-representative study by the University of Michigan asked 500 men the following question:  Over the course of your relationship, how often [...]

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