Category Archives: dating violence

A Call for Action: Changing the Culture of Teen Dating Violence

Empowering young people with the tools and the language to decipher healthy relationships from abusive ones is imperative in order to quell the epidemic of teen dating violence. We often forget that dating violence, which encompasses physical, emotional and/or sexual … Continue reading

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Criminalize Revenge Porn Now

All-too-frequently, lawmakers fail to play catch-up with the technological advances surrounding them in society; by the time they can see the tangible implications of these advances and act on them, countless people have already been harmed. Equally frequently, the legal … Continue reading

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Realities of Sexual Assault

Realities of Sexual Assault. Check out what the producers of Law and Order:SVU have to say about VINE.  When Mary Byron was murdered in 1993, her family  knew that she could have been kept safe had she known he was … Continue reading

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Ky Supreme Court v. Ky General Assembly: Who Makes Law in KY?

Remember in high school civics when you learned about “separation of powers?”  You know the drill:   The legislative branch makes the laws, the judiciary interprets the laws, and the executive branch enforces the laws.  Well, in the context of protective … Continue reading

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A Note

To all those who have been reading this blog and wondering, “Who’s writing this stuff?” allow me to introduce myself. My name is Emily, and I have spent the past 10 weeks interning at The Mary Byron Project in Louisville, … Continue reading

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