Chad Johnson Signs Divorce Papers

Chad “OchoCinco” Johnson has not had the best thirty days of his life.  As most will remember, last month he was arrested for domestic violence when he allegedly head-butted his wife during an argument, leaving her with a 3-inch gash on her forehead.  Because of the incident, the wide receiver was dropped by the the […]

Domestic Violence Homicides up in Pinellas and Other Florida Counties

Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force members are alarmed by the number of domestic violence-related homicide cases this year.  All ready this year, there have been seven domestic violence-related homicides, which is one more than in all of 2011.  This alarming raise in numbers of domestic violence-related homicides isn’t just occurring in Pinellas County, but […]

Swamp People Actor Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The History Channel has a show that follows Cajuns around while they hunt alligators in the swamps of Louisana.  This show, “Swamp People”, is an American reality/documentary television series that follows the day-to-day activities of several Cajuns who hunt alligators for a living.  The series was first broadcast in August of 2010, and is fairly […]

How Child Abuse Primes the Brain for Future Mental Illness

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department for Children and Families (DCF), both describe child abuse or maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. According to […]

Protection for All

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is turning out to be a struggle to pass. The Senate has made some changes to it, as it’s renewal approaches, but the House doesn’t agree with the addendums made. In the world of high profile politics, this battle has turned into an all out riot as we enter […]