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Some of the women have written an open letter to Simmons, vowing that their days of silence—and holding on to the pain of the past—are over. READ MORE
WHY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE KILLS SO MANY WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AMERICA
Women and children in the U.S. are hardly any safer from domestic abuse or from violence outside the home by intimate partners—and guns are largely to blame. Intimate partner homicides that involve firearms are increasing, research shows, while those involving other weapons, like knives, are falling. Between 2010 and 2017, intimate partner homicides that involved guns increased by 26%, a study found in March. READ MORE