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1/15/1998 - War of Attrition Targets Abortion Clinics Nationwide
Feminist Majority Foundation President Eleanor Smeal Releases Fifth Annual National Clinic Violence Survey Results Washington DC -- Eleanor Smeal, national feminist leader and one of the nation's leading experts on anti-abortion terrorism, released the results of the Feminist Majority Foundation's annual National Clinic Violence Survey Report, the most comprehensive study of anti-abortion violence in the United States and its territories....

10/24/1997 - Military Will Take Guns Away From Abusers
The military announced Wednesday that they will take personal and military arms away from any military employee who has been convicted of domestic violence....

10/23/1997 - Battered Woman Murdered by Ex-Boyfriend
Two young boys who saw their mother shot to death while she waited with them at a bus stop on Tuesday identified their father as the killer, telling police on Tuesday that "Daddy shot Mommy." The tragedy, which occured during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, highlighted the problem of protecting battered women from their abusers....

10/20/1997 - Russia's Women Suffer Setbacks
Russia's interior ministry recently reported that the numbers of reported rapes are dropping, yet rape crisis centers say that the number of calls they receive has been consistent....

8/5/1997 - Chilean Feminists Work to Change Divorce Law
A bill legalizing divorce may soon be debated in the Chile legislature....

12/5/1996 - Witnesses Testify that Simpson Beat Nicole
Contradicting O.J....

12/5/1996 - Battered Wife Who Shot Husband Gets Early Release from Prison
New Hampshire Gov....

5/7/1996 - Battered Women Criticize California Governor
This week, advocates working against domestic violence in California are meeting to urge Republican Gov....

5/3/1996 - Shelter Opens for Battered Women in Shanghai
A battered womens shelter called the Nangang Family Violence Protection Center has opened in Shanghai, China....

5/2/1996 - Kenya Program Offers Help to Battered Women
A Kenyan organization called the Womens Rights Awareness Program (Wrap) has released a survey which reveals high awareness of widespread violence against women but little willingness to take action against the problem....

3/12/1996 - Dateline: San Francisco -- Churches Expelled for Accepting Gays; Hate Crimes Grow More Violent
Although hate crimes nationwide against gays and lesbians decreased nearly 8 percent last year nationwide, the number of hate crimes involving assaults dramatically increased in San Francisco where the overall crime number remained the same....