Domestic Violence

Haley Praises S.C. Domestic Violence Task Force

By K. Geer

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Gov. Haley spoke to the press Thursday about how pleased she is with the 50 recommendations from the task force, which has been looking into the issue of domestic violence since early 2015. The recommendations suggest things such as guidelines at workplaces on how to handle reports and making reporting abuse easier and safer, changing the police prosecution of cases, and insuring speedy trials.

South Carolina Ranks #1 in the Nation for Relationship Violence

By K. Geer

Purple Ribbon

South Carolina has once again filled the number one spot for women killed by men in the nation. A new study released by the Violence Policy Center  showed that across the nation “more than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2013 and the most common weapon used was a gun.”  South Carolina led the nation with 57 women killed, followed by Alaska and New Mexico. The study rates the top ten most deadly states for women killed by men based on population.

South Carolina Ranks #1 in the Nation for Relationship Violence

By K. Geer

purple ribbon for domestic violence with Palmetto Scene logo

South Carolina has once again filled the number one spot for women killed by men in the nation. A new study released by the Violence Policy Center  showed that across the nation “more than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2013 and the most common weapon used was a gun.”  South Carolina led the nation with 57 women killed, followed by Alaska and New Mexico. The study rates the top ten most deadly states for women killed by men based on population.