domestic violence http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Man charged with felony assault in Grand Teton stabbing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/man-charged-felony-assault-grand-teton-stabbing <p></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 23:27:30 +0000 Willow Belden 43122 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Man charged with felony assault in Grand Teton stabbing Administrator takes down "UW Crushes," apologizes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/administrator-takes-down-uw-crushes-apologizes <p></p><p>Page administers have removed UW Crushes from Facebook.&nbsp; This follows a public backlash to a post that directed violent sexual language at a University of Wyoming student.</p><p>UW Crushes was not affiliated with the university.</p><p>The page allowed users to anonymously submit messages about other UW students. Many were vague compliments, but some were sexually explicit or use real names.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:13:53 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39880 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org One college student shares her experience with an extreme case of domestic violence http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/one-college-student-shares-her-experience-extreme-case-domestic-violence <p>When we talk about domestic violence, we usually focus on the perpetrators and the victims. But children in abusive families are also deeply affected. We’re joined now by Haylee Reay. She’s a sophomore at UW, and her father killed her mother.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:22:31 +0000 Willow Belden 38060 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org One college student shares her experience with an extreme case of domestic violence VAWA passes Congress without Rep. Lummis' support http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/vawa-passes-congress-without-rep-lummis-support <p></p><p></p><p>The Violence Against Women Act has now passed both the Senate and House of the US Congress.</p><p></p><p>The law seeks to address violent crimes against women, to aid in the prosecution of offenders, and to provide resources for victims. But Wyoming’s three congressional lawmakers all voted against renewing the bill.</p><p></p><p>Representative Cynthia Lummis says for her, the provision allowing tribal courts to prosecute non-Native people who abuse Native women on reservations was the deciding factor.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:29:49 +0000 Irina Zhorov 37359 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org VAWA passes Congress without Rep. Lummis' support Family lawyer discusses custody battles and other effects of domestic violence on children http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/family-lawyer-discusses-custody-battles-and-other-effects-domestic-violence-children <p>A few weeks ago, we reported that victims of domestic violence are staying in shelters longer than they used to, in part because it’s gotten harder for them to find jobs and affordable housing. We turn now to a different aspect of domestic violence: children. When a victim decides to leave an abuser, there are often battles over custody. Dona</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:22:00 +0000 Willow Belden 32930 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Family lawyer discusses custody battles and other effects of domestic violence on children