All posts tagged: Intimate Partner Homicide

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Shattered Lives: Intimate Partner Violence and the Chief of Police Larry Rhinehart

Listen to Shattered Lives Radio   Intimate partner violence and homicide knows no boundaries; not race, ethnicity, social and economic conditions, or gender. It is epidemic everywhere around the globe and families have suffered since the day that Cain murdered his brother, Abel. Family violence, and the toll it takes, is deeply ingrained in every culture. Why? Every day the headlines cover another story of a person murdered or missing at the hands of someone who was supposed to love and care for them, many who have evil born in their hearts. For decades we have been trying to stop the flood of violence in America’s homes, but often it feels like the little boy with his finger in the dyke as the waters of violence swirl all around threatening to drown everything good about our family life. It seems like solving family problems with violence has become commonplace in our society, and finding solutions with critical thinking, communication, and peaceful interaction has taken the back seat. It takes even more than a village to find the solutions, especially …

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Shattered Lives: Intimate Partner Homicide and Liza’s Lifeline

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE According to the latest statistics released in 2013, South Carolina is rated #1 in the nation for deaths attributed to domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner homicide. Unfortunately, South Carolina has consistently been in the top ten and there doesn’t seem to be much progress being made utilizing standard operations found in organizations and shelter systems across the state. In 2004, Liza Ellen Warner’s death was one which contributed to the above mentioned statistics. Wishing to find a way to honor Liza’s life and continue to make it meaningful, her father and step mother, Doug and Shirley Warner, founded Liza’s Lifeline as a way to bring more awareness and provide needed resources to others caught in the web of domestic violence. Shattered Lives is proud to host Doug Warner to discuss the issue of intimate partner homicide and ways …

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Shattered Lives: Audrey Carlson Supports Homicide Survivors

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE In 2002, 24 year old Elizabeth Anne Carlson was gunned down by an ex-boyfriend in her own home, her sister, Leslie, managed to escape and call for help. The aftermath of losing a daughter to violent crime, intimate partner violence, is excrutiating for a close knit family, but they found unique ways to honor her memory and help others, along with receiving their own needed resources to heal. Joining us for the show is Elizabeth’s mother, Audrey Carlson, who is President of the Elizabeth Anne Carlson Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts, a foundation that continuously gives to Elizabeth’s greatest love, theater and dance. Her passion is embraced by the organization and provides the opportunity to fulfill the dreams of other young talented performers. Through the years since Elizabeth’s murder Audrey Carlson has worked with homicide survivors support groups including …

The Roth Show: Domestic Violence and the NFL, Is There A Problem? Is There A Solution?

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com To discuss this case and to offer solutions to NFL and others, join Dr. Laurie Roth and her guest Sandra L. Brown, MA of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Document the Abuse.Com By now most have heard about the appalling shooting death of Kasandra Perkins by Kansas City Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher, who subsequently shot himself in front of other Chiefs’ personnel. There have since been cries from domestic violence advocates across the country calling for the NFL to take a stronger stand when their athletes exhibit dangerous behavior. Whether Belcher outwardly showed himself to be troubled, or whether those around him didn’t recognize the red flags, we will never know, but, history says that this is going to happen again some time in the future. What can the NFL proactively do to help their athletes and to keep their families safe from their rages? From National Post:   “After the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide, there’s been …

Pastor Neil Schori Keynotes at 6th Annual Walk With Therese at Dominican University

 6th Annual 5k “Walk With Therese” is In Honor of Therese Acheson Pender On March 16,2005 around 6:15pm Therese Acheson Pender was beaten to death by her estranged husband, James Pender, as she walked home after work from the Central Avenue Metra station in River Forest, IL. Therese had recently filed for divorce from her husband, James, in December 2004. At the time of her death Therese was living with friends and had an order of protection warning that her husband was a violent man. After years of abuse, she was attempting to move on with her life and start again but sadly she never got that opportunity. James Pender was found guilty of his wife’s murder and sentenced to life in prison. The annual “Walk With Therese” is organized by Samantha Satterhwaite and being held at Dominican University 7900 W. Division, River Forest, Illinois 60305 on Saturday, September 29 beginning at 10am CDT. The annual walk in the memory of Therese Pender brings added attention to the issue of domestic violence within the community in hopes that …