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Updated: November 2, 2021 | 5:00 am

Senate candidate’s wife testifies about abuse, being choked

Laurie Parnell’s testimony came during divorce and custody proceedings in Butler County court over the custody of their three children, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

By The Associated Press

Smart Talk: Domestic Violence — ending the abuse

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of abuse and how to prevent it from happening.

By Smart Talk

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County courts grappling with rollout of Pa.’s new rules for firearms in domestic abuse cases

Act 79 requires alleged abusers to give up their guns if they are subject to a court order in a contested case, entitles plaintiffs to law enforcement escorts in certain situations and makes other changes to state law.

By Emily Previti/PA Post

Bill restricting abusers’ gun access in Pennsylvania heads to Gov. Wolf’s desk

The state legislature has been considering a number of proposals to tighten gun laws. This is the only one that has passed.
By Katie Meyer