Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava toured the county's Coordinated Victims Assistance Center Monday. She wanted to showcase how $7 million in tax funds from the county are spent to help domestic violence victims.
Violet Felipe-Diaz, a domestic violence victim advocate for CVAC, says about 350 victims sign in per month in Miami-Dade -- and 85 percent of those victims are women.
As the National Football League scrambles to defend its actions in amid a series of domestic abuse allegations against players, some of its harshest critics have been women. Female fans are a key part of the league's business strategy — the NFL says that women make up 45 percent of its fan base — but they haven't reacted to the scandal with one voice.
01/30/14 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with a discussion of domestic violence . . . and firearms. The US Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case where a Tennessee man, who pled guilty to a domestic violence misdemeanor, has been charged with arms possession. This violates federal law. He’s challenged the rule. A decision is expected in June. Our guests are: Dr.