Sex Assault Medical Exams HF 1279 was discussed by the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee on February 28, to
“Water and women are one and the same. They deserve our love and protection.”
Economic abuse, rape, criminalization of victims, gun-related homicides, and why the village needs to be part of the solutions
What does the survivor need to feel safe again? What do accountability, justice, and healing mean to them?
How can we prevent this kind of abuse from happening in the first place, instead of relying on a reactive response?
If we’re going to exert any force or pressure, it needs to be on the offender and not on that victim.
Details about gun ownership, national school shootings, Minnesota gun deaths, and intimate partner homicides
Understanding the history of Minnesota’s movement to transform responses to domestic violence — and how it needs adjustment today.
Gender-Based Violence Bills to Protect Victims of Gender-based Violence Discussing Domestic Violence and Homeless Youth at Legislature Intense Testimony for
Testimony about House File 28: Right to vote restored to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.
In essence, Values & Vision is a kind of salon — a hybrid of book discussion, related to current events and issues — that takes the extra step of leading to solutions, solidarity, and action.
Patricia Torres Ray & Joan Blakey