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Media Archive by Year: 2012
Violence Against Women Act helps restore lives
April 26th, 2012 • The Hill
Our Senators must act now to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the landmark achievement in the movement to end violence against women and girls. VAWA revolutionized the way violent crimes against women are prosecuted and prevented, reshaped the way victims receive services and transformed the way communities respond to survivors. read more
Want a Real Reason to Be Outraged?
October 27, 2012 • The New York Times
Nicholas D. Kristof
The silliness began when Todd Akin claimed during his Senate campaign in Missouri that in the case of “legitimate rape,” women “shut that whole thing down” to prevent pregnancy. Then, a few days ago, Richard Mourdock of Indiana seemed to blame God for such pregnancies, saying this was “something God intended to happen.” I think God should sue him for defamation. read more
WATCH: Mariska Hargitay Wants U.S. to Expand DNA Registry
January 25th, 2012 • Ecorazzi
Law and Order SVU actress Mariska Hargitay is asking politicians to support an expansion of the current DNA registry so that real life crime fighters can have a better shot at catching wrong doers. read more
We hear . . .
July 4th 2012 • New York Post
New York Post
NYPost reports that Mariska Hargitay and Desiree Gruber will give a margarita toast at the Blue Parrot in East Hampton tomorrow for VIPs celebrating the collaboration between charity Joyful Heart Foundation and fashion line Theodora & Callum. read more
Whole Foods Market Kahala Shoppers Raise More Than $1,000 for the One Strong ‘Ohana Campaign
August 10th, 2012 • Hawaii News Now
A three-month collaboration between Whole Foods Market Kahala and the Hawai‘i Children’s Trust Fund has raised $1,029 for the One Strong ‘Ohana campaign. From April through June of this year, Whole Foods Market Kahala customers were able to “recycle” their leftover change at registers upon check-out to benefit One Strong ‘Ohana. read more
‘SVU’ cop backs gov DNA push
January 23rd, 2102 • NY Post
Police departments around the state — both real and fictional — are rallying behind Gov. Cuomo’s push for a statewide DNA database. read more