South Carolina Lawmakers Restore Funds for Domestic Violence Victims

“If the funds go away, I feel that the abuse is going to increase,” said Doug Warner, who lost his daughter to domestic violence and is the founder of a non-profit in Charleston that is dedicated to assisting victims and their families.

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How to Discover if Your Partner Has a Violent Past

Clare’s Law allows men and women to find out if there is a history of violence with their partners. The legislation came into effect in 2014.

The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) was nicknamed ‘Clare’s law’ after Clare Wood, who was strangled and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend in Salford, Greater Manchester, in 2009.

Grimsby Telegraph

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Taiwan Passes Law to Become First Asian Country to Ban Eating of Cats and Dogs

This is great news. Here’s hoping the rest will follow very quickly.

Earlier this year at the bill’s first reading, deputy agriculture minister Huang Jin-Cheng criticised Taiwan’s lack of a law prosecuting people who eat dog and cat meat, calling the change “necessary”.

Jonathan Mitchell, The Evening Standard

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Judge Judy

From time to time, I post about something really random, and this is no different. I love this programme. I watch it everyday because, well… I can! Besides, it is my belief that it is one of the funniest things on TV (some may disagree).

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I mean, this woman leaves me in stitches! Some of the things people say and do are so ridiculous, I’m lost for words, and she isn’t afraid to let them know either! Her quotes are classics, her facial expressions are hilarious.

Thank you for making me laugh Judge Judy. You have no idea, but I really appreciate it! 😀